This book provides practical ideas for educators who use grouping to meet the diverse needs of children in today s classrooms Educators often struggle with designing groups that work with members who cooperate, work productively, and make academic progress This book provides answers to questions using a research based conceptual model represented by a graphic organizer focused on knowledge, power and affection Readers will appreciate this cognitive frame to understand the key factors that affect group success for both small groups and the class as a whole This useful book links theory to practice through clear, readable language and a rich collection of examples, vignettes, and activities Meant for in service teachers who want to implement grouping effectively

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