How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

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Research around differentiated instruction confirms this is true. If you can adapt your instruction to reflect your students’ needs and learning preferences, you can make class time more effective and help students become more engaged. In this article, we’ll go over what differentiated instruction is and how using this learning strategy can provide your students with the resources they need to succeed. What is Differentiated Instruction?

Three Things We Learned at Khan Academy Over the Last Decade

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I made three assumptions back in 2010 that still hold sway today. I think we all knew, even back then, that technology could one day deliver on the long-held dream of helping teachers to differentiate instruction for every student.

Teachers: Don’t Feel Guilty About What You Can’t Do. The System Needs to Change.

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I stepped out of the classroom in 2010 to work on education systems change at the state and national level, learning from creative public educators across the country. Students collaborated, constructed their designs, collected data, wrote reports and gave presentations. What if I could differentiate instruction in more effective ways than providing extra worksheets to advanced students or offering after-school tutoring for those who struggled?

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Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting

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Ron Ashkenas, partner emeritus of Schaffer Consulting School districts around the country are adopting personalized learning—a pedagogy often described as a way to encourage learning that is individualized, differentiated and student-driven through technology. But for others, the teacher is still central to the picture, using technology as a means to support differentiated instruction. Probably not because we're not there every day providing the instruction.”

Rationalizing Those 'Irrational' Fears of inBloom

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No one had ever thought about using computers in the classroom – or so you might glean if you only read the latest marketing about apps and analytics – until this current batch of philanthropists and entrepreneurs and investors and politicians suddenly stumbled upon the idea circa 2010. Indeed, this belief in efficiency and science helped to justify inBloom, as Data & Society’s new report on the history of the $100 million data infrastructure initiative demonstrates.

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The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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Autographed Books : (per Amazon): In The Book Whisperer , Miller takes us inside her sixth grade classroom to reveal the secrets of her powerful but unusual instructional approach. Rejecting book reports, comprehension worksheets, and other aspects of conventional instruction, Miller embraces giving students an individual choice in what they read, combined with a program for independent reading. Omg - Really - I have the Best of Friends & Supportive Readers!