ClassDifferencesRead the account of Rosenthal and Jacobson’s study on pages 104 and 105 of the book and discuss the following questions:

  • In what ways might the teachers have treated the ‘spurters’ differently from the other children?
  • What effect might this have had on the other children?
  • What ethical issues are raised by this study?
  • What does the study show about the effects of streaming?