ability grouping

a·bil·i·ty group·ing
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bil-i-tee groo-ping]
    • /əˈbɪl ɪ ti ˈgru pɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bil-i-tee groo-ping]
    • /əˈbɪl ɪ ti ˈgru pɪŋ/

Definitions of ability grouping words

  • noun ability grouping a system whereby students are separated into different groups or classes according to test scores or relative scholastic ability, as to assure that gifted students are not inhibited by slower learners. 1
  • noun ability grouping The practice of putting students together in groups of those with similar skills or needs, e.g. in classes or in groups within a class. 0

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Origin of ability grouping

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

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Parts of speech for Ability grouping


ability grouping popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 1% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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