How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

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. What is Differentiated Instruction?

Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

Neo LMS

And act accordingly, by differentiating instruction to better meet their learning needs. The concept of differentiated instruction is nothing new. Differentiated instruction is anything but one-size-fits-all. Differentiation means tailoring instruction to meet individual needs. 4 Classroom aspects to differentiate. The above definition of differentiated instruction offers enough clues on how to actually do it.

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Differentiating Instruction with Technology

EdTechTeacher

Differentiated instruction is a method by which we can tackle this challenge and find new ways to help our students. Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. Using this approach, curricula are designed with flexible options that can differentiate instruction based on an individual students’ needs.

ST Math: Differentiating Instruction with Mastery-Based Embedded Assessment

MIND Research Institute

I took what for me seemed like the most logical path, I gave a diagnostic assessment, provided the relevant online remediation materials for the students as needed, and tried to do some reteaching of the “big gaps” that were shared by a large number of the students (like fractions, for example).

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

Making the Connection to Learning Through Differentiation Connecting this way requires teachers to differentiate instruction—recognizing their students’ individuality and then planning learning experiences with the range of student needs, interests, styles, and preferences in mind. Content —Select and adapt content so students at all levels of readiness can access the same ideas and information. Webinar: Accelerating Literacy with Precision Differentiation.

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

eSchool News

Achieve3000 offers innovative new ways to empower blended learning and accelerate student literacy gains through differentiated instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. plus several international editions – Achieve3000 is ensuring both teachers and students have the standards-aligned, grade-appropriate content they need to meet grade-level state standards, perform on high-stakes state assessments, and achieve college and career readiness literacy goals.

Using tech to help differentiate instruction

Kathy Schrock

Differentiated instruction is defined by Carol Tomlinson as “an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for and attention to student differences in classrooms, in the context of high quality curriculums”. Tomás Franceschin provides an overview of both differentiated instruction and how technology can enable it in this 2017 blog post. There are also online scenario quizzes that older students can take that allow them to self-assess their learning style.

Renaissance Launches Major Updates to Star Spanish Assessments

eSchool News

Renaissance, the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, has enhanced Star Spanish , its assessment platform for students who speak, or are learning to speak, Spanish, with new reports and the first authentic K–12 learning progression for Spanish available in the country.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

Kleinspiration

Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Lexia Reading Core5 is an online literacy program developed with an instructional model and scope and sequence based on research published in numerous peer reviewed journals. School-to-home access allows students to continue their independent work at home, in blended learning models, extended-day programs, or libraries and other community centers.

Rhode Island Department of Ed Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® an Approved Interim Assessment

eSchool News

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) recently named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Diagnostic as an approved interim assessment for the 2020–2021 school year. After a rigorous review, i-Ready Diagnostic was named one of the chosen assessments for meeting RIDE’s assessment criteria.

Actively Learn

Technology Tidbits

Actively Learn is a site I've covered many times in the past and is excellent for comprehension/reading where educators can take a text and make it their "own" by adding questions, assessments, polls, to assess a student's learning and differentiate instruction.

5.3 Million Star Assessments Show the True Impact of the COVID Slide

eSchool News

Designed to end the speculation and provide guidance for educators as they address learning gaps, the report is based on the results of more than five million student assessments.

Renaissance Offers Unlimited, Free Access to More Than 6,500 Digital Books and News Articles

eSchool News

To highlight the importance of daily reading during the COVID-19 pandemic, Renaissance , a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, is offering unlimited free access to myON digital books and news articles from February 1–7, 2021.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Course: Designing Blended Learning for Student Engagement and Achievement “By the end of the course, you will be able to design and implement meaningful blended learning experiences with objective-aligned assessments and activities that foster core 21st-century skills.”

How to Make Standards Mastery Accessible to All

N2Y

Before many states adopted extended (accessible) educational standards for students with unique needs, we began developing differentiated materials to provide students with the ability to learn skills, demonstrate knowledge and raise the bar for educational expectations.

Renaissance Offers Unlimited, Free Access to More Than 6,500 Digital Books and News Articles

eSchool News

To highlight the importance of daily reading during the COVID-19 pandemic, Renaissance , a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, is offering unlimited free access to myON digital books and news articles from February 1–7, 2021. In fact, research shows that kids with access to at least 500 books at home are more likely to graduate high school, while kids with minimal access to books often don’t make it past grade 9.*.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction is an excellent course to help you with this. 2 – Designing Online Assessments As you assess learning online, you’ll want to use the research-based best practices for online assessments.

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EDpuzzle Curriculum

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. Educators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year. assessment differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

Best Practices for Teaching Math to Unique Learners: Examples and Scaffolding

N2Y

Sometimes the confusion happens because the teacher didn’t present a particular kind of problem in the instructional examples. Every teacher understands the difficult choices necessitated by a finite amount of instructional time. Here’s another way to scaffold instructional examples.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. Educators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year and search for them by subject or grade level. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom flipped learning

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle the amazing simple to use site that educators everywhere are using to "flip" a classroom and differentiate instruction has recently release their "online" curriculum for teachers. Educators can now access all video-lessons and questions for the whole school year and search for them by subject or grade level. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile learning

EDpuzzle Update

Technology Tidbits

Gradebook: All teachers will now get access to this feature for free. Ideal for formative or summative assessment. Teachers will be able to truly differentiate their instruction. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroomEDpuzzle the world's leading tool for "flipping" a classroom or lesson has been hard at work w/ new features and updates to make it easier and even better for teacher to integrate in their classroom.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile based learning

Flipgrid

Technology Tidbits

Best of all Flipgrid has an educational portal where students don''t need an email address or account to access teacher''s grids, as well as many privacy options for educators to control. assessment differentiated instruction educational apps video discussions Flipgrid is a new site/community/app that reminds me of a more "adult" version of Voicethread.

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EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

Gradebook: All teachers will now get access to this feature for free. Ideal for formative or summative assessment. Teachers will be able to truly differentiate their instruction. assessing differentiating instruction flipped classroom project based learning

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

Gradebook: All teachers will now get access to this feature for free. Ideal for formative or summative assessment. Teachers will be able to truly differentiate their instruction. differentiate instruction flipped classroom project based learningEDpuzzle the world's leading tool for "flipping" a classroom or lesson has been hard at work w/ new features and updates to make it easier and even better for teacher to integrate in their classroom.

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National Achievement Report Finds Varied Rates of Recovery from COVID-19 Impact

eSchool News

Based on the assessment data of 3.8 million students’ assessments. Black, Hispanic, and American Indian or Alaska Native students also lost the most ground in reading from the fall to winter assessments. “We

Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

wwwatanabe

It is great differentiation for all students including ELL, gifted, and special needs. It can be used as an authentic assessment. Educreations is an iPad app that can also be accessed from your browser. 21st Century Learning Common Core differentiated instruction iPad Professional Development

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