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Tools for Differentiation / FrontPage

Tools for Differentiation / FrontPage
Image Source: Free Web Page Headers What is Differentiated Instruction? Adjusting the curriculum, teaching strategies, and classroom environment to better meet the needs of all students. In a differentiated classroom: Student differences shape the curriculumPre-assessment is typical and frequentMultiple options for students are offeredThere is variable pacingVaried grading criteria are usedIndividual efforts and growth are honored from How to Differentiate Mixed-Ability Classrooms by Carol-Ann Tomlinson How do I Differentiate? Differentiate According to Student ReadinessDifferentiate According to Student InterestDifferentiate According to Student Learning Profiles What do I Differentiate? Differentiate ContentDifferentiate ProcessDifferentiate Products Please visit the Strategies page to learn more. How do I get started? Curriculum Design Model This site is maintained by Angela Cunningham and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

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Back to School: Differentiation for All Students In every classroom we have students that are as different as condors are to capybaras. A soaring condor's capacity has little to compare with the skill set of the water-loving capybara. Understanding their differences is the first step, but even if we create individual education plans that differentiate instruction for each student, teachers are forced to make choices that affect student learning when it comes to instructing them all at once. The issue is how do you provide instruction that meets the needs of each individual student? The answer is you can't, but there are some other things that can. Tried-and-True Tactics I would like to introduce you to the idea of automatic differentiation. The only thing we have to do in automatic differentiation is to start the process and then let it go. Cooperative learning is done in small groups, and students are forced to interact with other students to complete the learning task. Turning to Technology Choosing Your Device

Dare to Differentiate - 50 Terrific Teacher Tips! AITSL Presentation by John Hattie about Professional Learning This presentation by John Hattie with a focus on professional development and the “Australian Charter for the Professional Learning of Teachers and School Leaders” was part of a one-day conference “Promoting a National Professional Learning System: a call to action” organized by AITSL which took place on 28 October, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. The draft transcript of the presentation which was used and edited for this article (formatting, headings, hyperlinks, minor corrections) can be downloaded as an RTF text document from AITSL’s website. The video of John Hattie — and the other speakers — was published on AITSL’s Youtube channel. Enjoy the video above and read the edited transcript for further information about the cited studies, authors and organizations. “Standards without an understanding of their impact and their assessment have zero effect” (John Hattie) Let me start. Australian Charter for the Professional Learning of Teachers and School Leaders (AITLS 2012)