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Status Treatments in the Classroom

Status Treatments for the Classroom

In this video, renowned sociologist Elizabeth Cohen explains the research basis of complex instruction and shows how two of its key strategies—multiple-ability treatments and status treatments—work hand-in-hand to promote equitable interaction among students.

To learn more about complex instruction, visit Equity in Cooperative Learning Classrooms.

To read more about the examples found in this video, read the 1993 news release which accompanied
its publication.

To read more about the work of Dr. Elizabeth Cohen, read Stanford’s memorial resolution in her honor.