Welcome to the July edition of NRICH! This month we offer you a Random Spectacular! We've chosen some old favourites as well as some new ideas, that are just right to round off the school year, and can be used in the classroom or at home during the holidays.
Personalization vs Differentiation vs Individualization | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning This chart is cross-posted on our new site at Personalize Learning. After writing the post “Personalization is NOT Differentiating Instruction,” I received some very interesting feedback and more hits than any other of my posts. I think I hit a nerve. So Kathleen McClaskey and I did some research on what personalization is and the differences between differentiation and individualization. We found very little information on the differences.
Personalized Learning is NOT Differentiating Instruction | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning The term “Personalized Learning” is a buzz word educators use to be an alternative to “one size fits all” teaching. Unfortunately, the message is confusing. Ed.gov’s archive as part of the National Technology Plan lays out the definition of Individualized, Personalized, and Differentiated Instruction:
Differentiated Instruction In Mathematics - Using Targeted Interventions
Search Discussion ELL and Differentiation grade level education in their native language? How can we go about differentiating instruction ... of Experts in the field of second language acquisition differentiate between social and academic language ... With this in mind, it is important that classroom teachers learn how to differentiate instruction for the ELLs ... 11/21/2013 in Personalized Learning | 3 comments
Differentiated Instruction Resources
Differentiated Instruction for Math
Reflection Improves Instruction
Alternate Forms of Assessment
Tips on Supporting All Students: Equity and Diversity "Equity" and "Diversity" are very deep topics, and as such, there are dangers in boiling them down to a list of tips. The following is not a list of activities one does to be equitable or to celebrate diversity, and should not be looked at as such. Rather, the goal is to provide a starting point for considering equity and supporting diversity within our classrooms.