20 ways to widen the ‘gap’ in your classroom | missdcox

Make homework optional
Create resources for different levels/grades of students
Only teach certain groups of students the tough stuff
Take under achieving students out of one subject to catch up with other subjects
Allow absence without any action
Don’t make students catch up with work when absent
Make judgments/decisions using student data/hearsay, before you’ve met them & seen what they can do
Treat PP/LAC students differently (marking their books first won’t close a gap)
Think that an SEN student cannot learn the same and in the same way as non-SEN (in the majority of cases)…

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