Tracy Edwards, Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University in England, explains the term ‘bell-curve thinking’ in relation to education. In doing this, she emphasises the importance of rejecting ‘bell-curve thinking’ and embracing the unpredictable.
1. Do you have any experiences of 'bell-curve thinking' in schools?
2. Can you think of any examples of changes that schools could make, based on a rejection of 'bell-curve' thinking?