Structures of Middle School. Structures of People,Time and Place Teaming Advisory Scheduling. People. Homogenous,heterogeneous grouping (to track or not to track, that is the question) Teaming (2 to 6 person) Grouping alternatives (multiage, looping, school-within-a-school) Advisory
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Structures of People,Time and Place
See pages 133-136 for scheduling examples
The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education p.251
Teachers can share…
Interdisciplinary- four to five teachers, 100-125 students
Six member teams (150-190 students)
Partner teams – two teachers teach all core subjects, smaller number of (40-75)students
Interdisciplinary vs. partner teams
What are the benefits of team organization for students? teachers?
Two-Person Team- Advantages
Three-Person Team – Advantages
Three-Person Team – Disadvantages
Four or Five-Person Team – Advantages
Four or Five-Person Team – Disadvantages
Teacher EfficacyTeam Organization
I Believe I Can Fly!
Why do you think it’s important to know what your leadership style is?