Curriculum Partner and I try to think of a classroom structure where kiddos can work together, but have some control over their pacing while dealing with a subject (slope and slope triangles) that some have seen and know well while some others just need to practice. We decide on homogenous groups where kiddos can move at their own pace and where sometimes skip students on to more challenging problems.
When We Patent* Our Curriculum, we will refer to this as “the Waterfall”. It will make us millions.
Photo: Slope calculations, thinking and an artistic pencil sharpening.What do you notice? What do you wonder?
*We will never patent a curriculum. But if we did…