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10 Examples & Non-Examples Of Differentiated Instruction - What Is Differentiated Instruction?

10 Examples & Non-Examples Of Differentiated Instruction -

By Christina Yu, Differentiated instruction, the tailoring of educational experiences to meet individual learner needs, is nothing new. Hardworking teachers have always recognized the diverse needs of students and adjusted their instruction to account for them. WIDE World - Program Overview - Our Courses - Differentiating Instruction. In this course, you will learn how to identify your students' readiness levels, interests, and Multiple Intelligence Profile so you can introduce practical teaching strategies that respond to their unique needs.

WIDE World - Program Overview - Our Courses - Differentiating Instruction

With the help of your fellow educators, a coach, and an instructor, you'll also try your hand at designing rich, "tiered activities" and assessments that allow students of all ability levels to learn the same essential concepts in different ways.


Making Thinking Visible Using iPad Apps. Visible Thinking. Purpose: What kind of thinking does this routine encourage?

Visible Thinking

The routine helps students develop thoughtful interpretations by encouraging them to reason with evidence. Students learn to identify truth claims and explore strategies for uncovering truth. Application: When and Where can it be used? Use Claim Support Question with topics in the curriculum that invite explanation or are open to interpretation. Launch: What are some tips for starting and using this routine? Following each person's report, take a moment as a group to discuss the topic in relation to the claim before moving on to the next person. After everyone has had a turn, reflect on the activity.

Making thinking visible. Change Ahead. For the last 3 years, educators in my department (IB Language Acquisition / foreign language) have been working hard at enriching and diversifying our appreciation for diverse approaches to teaching; as well as at broadening our explorations of learner-centered practices that benefit inquiry-based teaching and learning.

Change Ahead

The goal has always been clear to us: our focus is the process, and the learning experience. Building a community of learning from the moment we plan our curriculum and our classes, to the moment when we experience the creation of new understandings, has just been a very pleasing side effect. Evidently, in this journey, teachers and students are included. Teaching in three IB programs (PYP, MYP and DP) has helped me consolidate the scaffolding strategies and approaches that I implement as my students move form one stage or phase to the other.

Yet, no other ‘transition’ excites me more than the one that occurs from the Primary Years Program to the Middle Years Program.

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- Class Tech Tips: 13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools. 0 Comments February 23, 2014 By: Guest Blogger Monica Burns Feb 23 Written by: 2/23/2014 3:53 PM ShareThis This list includes some of my favorite ways to use the iPad for student (and teacher) presentations.

- Class Tech Tips: 13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools

. +1 Record Your Work Using Doceri cross posted at Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system: Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords. Destinos. (1) LearnerProfile. 24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools. Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information.

24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Its popular uses include project planning, collecting and organizing thoughts, brainstorming and presentations — all in order to help solve problems, map out resources and uncover new ideas. It can be more useful than trying to keep track of our ideas by scribbling them on paper, and can aid in manipulating and generating concepts. We've compiled a list of 24 mind mapping tools to help you organize, summarize and visualize information, with both free and paid versions available to suit any budget or requirement. The tools mentioned are either browser- or desktop-based, with a selection of mind mapping mobile apps at the end of the article for use on iOS and Android devices. Is there a particular mind mapping tool you would recommend? 1. How can schools take global learning to the next level? For the past week, we've been exploring global awareness in schools and sharing ideas about how our students can become internationally minded and develop as true global citizens.

How can schools take global learning to the next level?

It's become clear over this week just how vital these skills are if our students are going to thrive as adults - and in an increasingly interconnected world there's really no excuse for students and schools to live in a bubble. As part of this series we ran a live chat so teaching professionals could come together and share best practice, new thinking and ideas. Thanks to everyone who took part. The live chat uncovered so many fantastic ideas and tips that we have pulled out the best for you here:


This School Totally Understands The Difference Between Learning And Education. Concept Based Learning. I am very interested in Concept Based Learning.

Concept Based Learning

I believe it is vital that in our crowded curricula, we have a clear framework that encourages deeper thinking and connections between disciplines. Below is my presentation for the Teachmeet at the State Library of Victoria. It is a short overview of how Concept Based learning fits in with other curricula, frameworks and pedagogies (of which there are so many!). We are rewriting our Middle School Curriculum so that it fits with both the MYP and the Australian National Curriculum (ACARA). There are some tensions there: because the content is prescribed, implementing true inquiry based learning can be a challenge.

When we start a unit, we look at the Key Concept and the Related Concepts in the MYP. MYP Design Cycle Support Series Part A: Investigate. Children learn best when they use their imagination. As a child I loved games.

Children learn best when they use their imagination

Playground games, skipping games, card games, board games like Risk and Colditz, obscure data games like Logacta and, most of all, role-play games, where I could imagine being someone else involved in dangerous and exciting adventures. "Argentinos" TyC Sport World Cup 2010 ad subs English (Subtitulos en ingles) British vs French stereotypes - Yougov poll shows we're still chalk and cheese.

Harry and Paul Football Manager. HSBC 'Eels' Ad. Thinking and Re-thinking. RSA Shorts - How to find your element. RSA - Home. Leading Change. What is PBL? Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge.

What is PBL?

In Gold Standard PBL, Essential Project Design Elements include: Key Knowledge, Understanding, and Success Skills - The project is focused on student learning goals, including standards-based content and skills such as critical thinking/problem solving, collaboration, and self-management. Challenging Problem or Question - The project is framed by a meaningful problem to solve or a question to answer, at the appropriate level of challenge. Classroom Management Tips. Visible Thinking. VisibleThinking In Action Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students. Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons. IBtv » Blog Archive » 2012 IB Conference of the Americas – Tony Wagner. Teaching: what are we doing? Dont stop me now ISH lipdub.


IB. The Keys to Inquiry: Section I. El español en el mundo. 62 Ideas For Using The iPad In The Classroom [Presentation] - If you’ve got a pulse, using the iPad in the classroom is something you’re at least interested in on some level. It’s either why you’re here, something you want to understand better, or you loathe it all and want to make sure to avoid it (it’s been interesting to watch the seemingly growing throngs of Luddites decry learning technology–who knew it all could be so polarizing?) But we digress. Some of the ideas for using the iPad in the classroom in the following presentation by scribd user denag33 are better than others. Projecting an image, making music, controlling your classroom computer, using it as a mini-whiteboard, accessing information, keeping notes, blogging, tracking an IEP checklist, making an impromptu teleprompter, and creating concept maps are some of the better ones. Some of the presentation is a bit janky as well–illegible text, for starters–but the inclusion of both apps and ideas together, along with the sheer number of ideas, made it worth sharing.

Why is Creativity Important in Education? Sir Ken Robinson Video Series from Adobe Education. RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms.