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6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning. Project-based learning (PBL) naturally lends itself to differentiated instruction.

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

By design, it is student-centered, student-driven, and gives space for teachers to meet the needs of students in a variety of ways. PBL can allow for effective differentiation in assessment as well as daily management and instruction. PBL experts will tell you this, but I often hear teachers ask for real examples, specifics to help them contextualize what it "looks like" in the classroom. We all need to try out specific ideas and strategies to get our brains working in a different context. Here are some specific differentiation strategies to use during a PBL project. 1. We all know that heterogeneous grouping works, but sometimes homogenous grouping can be an effective way to differentiate in a project. 2. Reflection is an essential component of PBL. 3. This is probably one of my favorites. 4. 5. Formative assessments can look the same for all students. 6. Supporting Students' College Success: The Role of Assessment of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies.

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New National Academies Of Science Report Identifies Three Qualities Key To Student Success. The National Academies of Sciences has just published one of their typically massive reports and this one, as they usually do, has some nuggets if you’re willing to wade through it all.

New National Academies Of Science Report Identifies Three Qualities Key To Student Success

The report is called “Supporting Students’ College Success: The Role of Assessment of Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competencies,” but much – if not all – of it also has relevance to K-12 schools. The report is available for free download. Science Daily has nice, short, and sweet summary of the report. Here’s an excerpt: The report seems to offer some good suggestions on how to promote the development of those qualities, though I don’t think there are any new ones that many don’t already know.

I’m adding this info to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources. Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction. Listen to my interview with Tracy Enos or read the transcript here.

Using Playlists to Differentiate Instruction

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:52 — 62.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | 6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students. The Autism-Genius Connection. Cast 5 learning environs. Cast 5 stereotype threat r. Instructional Process. Free UDL Resources and Tips. Lesson Plan: Neurodiversity: Negotiating the World… Differently. Download the Lesson Plan Jump to: In this lesson, students explore how people who are “differently wired”–or not “neurotypical”–negotiate, view and interact with the world.

Lesson Plan: Neurodiversity: Negotiating the World… Differently

As students learn about autism through the lens of individuals with autism, they analyze the wide range of perceptions, reactions and means of engagement among those on and off the autism spectrum. They determine how to embrace neurodiversity, and how everyone might recognize and accept the diverse ways all people function in a norm-prescriptive society. The video clips provided with this lesson are from Neurotypical, a film about autism from the perspective of autistic people.

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Katie Novak on UDL Now! Revised. 10. Has educational neuroscience actually had an impact on education so far? The last reason is that there are certain basic cognitive skills that need to be developed.

Has educational neuroscience actually had an impact on education so far?

It is, of course, important to teach content, but an educator also has to be mindful of the ways in which he or she teaches that content. We have to try to strengthen the basic skills that are necessary for learning. This concept – that the brain gets strengthened or reinforced through practice – is very important, and of course many teachers understand this, but it’s more than just practicing learning content. There is some evidence that practicing attention can actually improve attention, for example. SG: In your research, you investigate reasoning skills and why they’re so important. SB: Relational reasoning is the ability to consider the ways in which two things are related. If you want children to learn about the movement of the planets or to know what DNA or an electron is, it’s best if you can explain it to them based on things they already know. That’s analogical reasoning. Stella Young: I'm not your inspiration, thank you very much.

UDL Versus Traditional Classrooms Tutorial. Download PDF In this tutorial, we'll take a look at some of the differences between the traditional classroom environment and the environment in a classroom that embraces universal design for learning.

UDL Versus Traditional Classrooms Tutorial

We'll focus on four areas of differences-- student learning needs, student learning styles, classroom instruction, and assessment. Let's get started. First, how are differences in student learning needs addressed in the two different types of classrooms? In a traditional classroom, student needs tend to be addressed only when they start to become problematic, either academically or behaviorally. Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking. On one otherwise unremarkable day in May 2013, August de los Reyes fell out of bed and hurt his back.

Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking

Forty-two years old at the time, he was just six months into his dream job at Microsoft: running design for Xbox and righting a franchise that was drifting due to mission creep. At first, de los Reyes was worried that the fall was serious; he went to the ER and was assured that he was fine. Yet several hospital trips later, he found himself undergoing emergency surgery. His spine had been fractured all along. His spinal cord had been damaged. De los Reyes has the reassuring smile and steady calm of a high-school guidance counselor, and an almost-spiritual attachment to video games. The return was bracing, but not in the way de los Reyes expected. ZhaoIndicators. 10 Strategies and Practices That Can Help All Students Overcome Barriers. Educators today are faced with the daunting task of teaching students that face personal and social emotional challenges on a broad scale unlike any other generation.

10 Strategies and Practices That Can Help All Students Overcome Barriers

We now have in our schools what we refer to as the recession babies, a generation of children whose parents experienced hardships, loss of jobs, addiction and other tragedies during very trying economic times. Creating a Welcoming Classroom for Students with Special Needs. Listen to my interview with Jam Gamble, or read a full transcript here. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:25 — 76.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | I can remember the first time I taught students with special needs. Universal Design for Learning: Creating a Learning Environment that Challenges and Engages All Students. Special Populations and the Arts. Eligibility for Special Education Services: Articles, Resouces and Decisions from Wrightslaw.

Eligibility FAQs | Articles | Legal Resources | Caselaw. Determining Special Education Eligibility. Special education eligibility is bound by IDEA but there are no definite rules for determining who is eligible for special education. This is a VERY important concept to understand. It means that under the law, the IEP team has the flexibility to determine if a child qualifies for services. Criteria states that to qualify for special education services, a child must have one of the 13 disabilities as defined by IDEA AND the impact of the disability must create a need for services. Examples of adverse impacts include: A discrepancy between performance and ability Limited progress, or deficiency in cognitive areas Evidence of emotional or behavioral disturbances Problems with fine or gross motor skills.

For example, if a child is developmentally and chronologically ten years old but continues to read at a first grade level, the adverse effect would be a limited progression in reading. Consequently, determining if a child is eligible is not cut and dry. STEP 4 of the IEP Process is. Understanding the 13 Categories of Special Education. Special education is a broad term used to by the law (IDEA) to describe specially designed instruction that meets the unique needs of a child who has a disability. These services are provided by the public school system and are free of charge. Services can include instruction in the classroom, at home, in hospitals and institutions. The Individualized Education Program Process in Special Education. 4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method. Say “Jigsaw” in some teaching circles and no one will bat an eyelash. It’s one of those techniques that has been with us so long, it is no longer seen as new.

When considering methods to share in my collection of instructional strategies, I ignored it for a long time because I assumed most people already knew how to use it. Still, I figured it was worth including at some point. When I finally sat down to review the steps of Jigsaw, I came across a few surprises. Carol Dweck Revisits the 'Growth Mindset'. Commentary. What is Mindset. Every so often a truly groundbreaking idea comes along. This is one. Creating accessible materials. Zabala SETT Leveling the Learning Field. SETT Documents. Creating accessible PowerPoint presentations.

This article offers guidance on ways to create Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to make them more accessible to users with disabilities. Because many files are often viewed electronically, governments and industries around the world are implementing policies requiring electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities. For example, the amended Section 508 of the United States Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires Federal agencies to make all of their electronic and information technology accessible. Tip: If you have Microsoft Office 2010 or later, you can use a tool for PowerPoint, Word, and Excel called the Accessibility Checker to check your PowerPoint presentations for any issues that might make it challenging for a user with a disability.

To learn more, see Accessibility Checker. How to Make Your PowerPt Presentations Accessible5 199082 7. Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials. Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities. ORC - 3329.01 Adoption and purchase of textbooks or electronic textbooks - filing of price statement. Any publisher of textbooks or electronic textbooks in the United States desiring to offer such textbooks or electronic textbooks for use by pupils in the public schools of Ohio, before such textbooks or electronic textbooks may be adopted and purchased by any school board, must, on or before the first day of January of each year, file in the office of the superintendent of public instruction, a statement that the list wholesale price to school districts in Ohio will be no more than the lowest list wholesale price available to school districts in any other state.

No publisher of a textbook shall file a statement under this section unless the publisher complies with all of the following: (A) At the same time as filing the statement, the publisher also files: AEM: AEM State Contacts and SEA Information. AEM: Creating AEM. AEM: Best Practices for Educators & Instructors. 2020's Learning Landscape: A Retrospective on Dyslexia. Presidential Address, 71st IDA Annual Conference; Beijing, 2020 by David Rose and Ge Vue The following article, written by David Rose and Ge Vue in 2010, imagines the future by “pre-creating” the Presidential Address at the IDA Annual Conference in 2020.

This article was first published in the International Dyslexia Association, Perspectives on Language and Literacy, Winter 2010. One notable difference between the printed text version and this digital version is the UDL learning supports embedded throughout. 2020LearningLandscape. AEM: Home. Try The McGurk Effect! - Horizon: Is Seeing Believing? - BBC Two. UDL-CCSS Video Crosswalk. The National Center on UDL library of UDL principles and practice videos illustrate how to apply the UDL guidelines to classroom lessons. Literacy Design Collaborative. UDL-LDC Crosswalk. UDL Exchange: Home. TAKE A TOUR: LEARN ABOUT UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING. SXSWedu 2017 #UDLmakers update. Cast 5 stereotype threat. Home. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Untitled. Teach Students To Use Descriptive Details And Sensory Language.

Common Core Standards FAQs. UDL & the Common Core State Standards. How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding. Children’s brains develop faster with music training. Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms. Remixing Special Ed: Reaching Marginalized Students Through Music Technology – Soundfly. RetrievalPracticeGuide. Memorizing Music: The Two Most (and the Two Least) Efficient Strategies. Adaptive Learning Through Gaming the Next Step in Education. If You Teach At-Risk Kids, You Need This Book (Hint: It's not Ruby Payne) 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive (And it’s not what you think!) 12 Ways to Support ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom. Edutopia. Speech Recognition in a Browser. Universal design ebook. New guide offers tips to use UDL for personalized learning. May 1 Newsletter: Jackhammers and Hummingbirds - educationcloset.

The Universal Design for Learning…Has a nice ring, doesn’t it? Updateguidelines2 0. UDL Guidelines Version 2.0 (Final) 3. Guidelines 2.0 Educator Worksheet 0. Download UDL Guidelines Version 2.0! Free Learning Tools. Panel Discussion on Every Student Succeeds Act and Universal Design for Learning. ESSA Spotlights Strategy to Reach Diverse Learners. What is Interactive Lecture? UDL-IRN. Instructional Design, Learning and Mobile Learning. About Universal Design for Learning.

Watch "The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty" Video at TEDxTalks. Login. UDL Curriculum Self-Check: Sign In. UDL Curriculum Self-Check: Sign In. UDL Curriculum Self-Check: Sign In. UDL Curriculum Self-Check: Learn About Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice.