Across Age/Grade Grouping

"Across Age or Across Grade Grouping" is an acceleration strategy designed to meet the needs of "gifted and talented" students in specific subjects. Some schools employ cross-age grouping, Rogers 2002, by scheduling subjects across all grade levels at the same time every day.

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Research Citations

Banfield, T. (2005). Ability Grouping for Mathematically Gifted Adolescent Boys. International Education Journal, 6(2), 141-149.
Clark, B. (2008). Growing up gifted. Pearson Education Inc. Upper Saddle New Jersey.
Henderson, L. (2007). Multi-Level Selective Classes for Gifted Students. International Education Journal, 8(2), 60-67.
Karnes, F. A. & Bean, S.M (2005). Methods and materials for teaching the gifted. Prufrock Press Inc. Waco, Texas.
Patrick, H., Bangel, N. J., Jeon, K., & Townsend, M. R. (2005). Reconsidering the Issue of Cooperative Learning with Gifted Students. Journal For The Education Of The Gifted, 29(1), 90-108.
Preckel, F., & Brull, M. (2008). Grouping the Gifted and Talented: Are Gifted Girls Most Likely to Suffer the Consequences. Journal For The Education Of The Gifted, 32(1), 54-85.
Preckel, F., Gotz, T., & Frenzel, A. (2010). Ability Grouping of Gifted Students: Effects on Academic Self-Concept and Boredom. British Journal Of Educational Psychology, 80(3), 451-472.

Rogers, K.B. (2002). Reforming gifted education. Great Potential Press Inc. Scottsdale AZ.

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