Different Abilities between Students in the Same Class

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Different Abilities between Students in the Same Class A classroom represents a multi-cultural diversity between students. Every learner comes in with her own peculiarities in understanding. For this reason, no two students in the same class will possess the same abilities. Things like backgrounds, environment, and prior knowledge in languages will differ from one student to the other. Different abilities in terms of talents and strength make students in the same class different from each other. This paper therefore addresses the different abilities between students in the same class in relation to personal reflections. Considering the idea of different abilities between students in the same class takes me back to my times in school where I had a strong ability in quick learning and understanding, something that my fellow students in class struggled with. The ability has just evolved with time and I can attest to its presence in professional decision making, as I am very quick with grasping things very easily and figuring out their solutions without much struggle. When I look at this strength in my life today is when I clearly understand that despite the IQ level, no two students are the same in terms of abilities in learning. Even if students are grouped according to their test scores or whatever formula may be applied, their progress rates will always be at different levels due to the teaching methods, learning styles, and resources used (Luthar, Cicchetti and Becker,
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