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Cape Cod, MA: Teachers struggle to control kids in the classroom

Sept 2, 2017, Cape Cod Times: What’s new for Cape students? http://www.capecodtimes.com/news/20170902/whats-new-for-cape-students As students return to school this summer (these at Mathson Middle School) teachers struggle to handle kids impossible to control in the classroom. In Falmouth, professional development is focusing on helping teachers develop strategies for meeting every student at their learning level and moving them forward. Known as differentiation, the practice “allows teachers to plan instruction in response to students’ changing needs,” according to Sonia Tellier, assistant superintendent for Falmouth schools. “This is for students in need of intervention as well as those who benefit from accelerated learning opportunities,” Tellier wrote in an email....