Creator of the first IQ test, 1905 Alfred Binet (1857 – 1911)Binet’s aim wasto identify whichchildren thecurriculum didnot suit, so thatan alternativecurriculum couldbe designed forthem
10 years later, Stanford University adapted Binet’s work Henry H Goddard Lewis Terman
Black & White IQThe Stanford-Binet IQ testwas used toconstruct anethnicallybased socialhierarchy.It was not untillater thatresearchersrealised thatlower languageskills by newEnglishspeakersaffected theirscores on thetests.
Binet appealed against the adaptation of his work Alfred Binet (1857 – 1911) “Some recent philosophers have giventheir moral approval to the deplorable verdict that an individual’s intelligence isa fixed quantity, one whichcannot be augmented. We must protest and act against this brutal pessimism - it has no foundation whatsoever.”
Impact of Ability Grouping Which group benefits? 0.09 High 0.51 Medium - 0.60 Low 80% of the students held back in the USA are black or hispanic boys (Hattie, 2013) Marzano, 2001, p88 Nottingham, 2012, p51
Which thinking skills are needed by your pupils? Challenging Learning, 2010, p136ANALYSE DESCRIBE GROUP RESPONDANTICIPATE DETERMINE HYPOTHESI SEQUENCEAPPLY DISCUSS SE SIMPLIFYCAUSAL- ELABORATE IDENTIFY SHOW HOWLINK ESTIMATE INFER SOLVECHOOSE EVALUATE INTERPRET SORTCLASSIFY EXEMPLIFY ORGANISE SUMMARISECOMPARE EXPLORE PARAPHRA SUPPORTCONNECT SE GENERALISE TESTCONTRAST PREDICT GIVE VERIFYDECIDE EXAMPLES QUESTION VISUALISEDEFINE GIVE RANK
Not all of our questionsanswered but all of our answers questioned