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. What is Differentiated Instruction?

Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

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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

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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.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success

The CoolCatTeacher

Ensuring technology is accessible for the task at hand. Join the Amazing Resources for Educators community to participate in online discussions with peers, for invitations to upcoming webinars, to view past webinar recordings, to take a quiz and receive a CE certificate for a past webinar, and for access to more resources. The post Differentiating Instruction with Technology: A Framework for Success appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog.

ST Math: Differentiating Instruction with Mastery-Based Embedded Assessment

MIND Research Institute

Differentiate to Meet Students Where They Are. Differentiate by Adapting at the Moment of Learning. Differentiate the Student Learning Pathway. Equitable Access and Equitable Growth. ST Math's visual approach makes the program accessible to all learners.

Differentiate Instruction With Blended Learning Tool

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Kiddom LMS offers tangible options to differentiate learning Pros: Partnerships with companies like LearnZillion, CK-12, and Newsela give teachers access to ready-made lessons and resources. App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials – From Brenda Doucette

EdTechTeacher

Recently, we discovered a feature of Google Drive that has changed how we prepare and access materials and resources for our students. PDFs are just not editable in most situations, and this was an issue when it came to modifying and differentiating documents. Differentiating with Technology. The post Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials – From Brenda Doucette appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

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Achieve3000 offers innovative new ways to empower blended learning and accelerate student literacy gains through differentiated instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. Using Achieve3000’s patented and proven method of online differentiated instruction, students of all ability levels work with grade-appropriate content delivered at 12 levels in English and 7 levels in Spanish, along with scaffolding precisely tailored for their learning needs.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

One of the things that I really appreciate about MobyMax is the mix of direct instruction and the ability for students to discover learning on their own through discovery-based instruction. As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier. The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings.

The Open Classroom: A Perspective on Differentiated Instruction

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However, what has made the biggest gains in the sciences has been the use of technology to better engage students and to give access to better materials. We have seen this development accelerate over the past decade with virtual labs, learning collaboration tools and a differentiated curriculum tailored to the student and course requirements. There was no calibrated curriculum to refer to, there was no technology to access and there was only one teacher.

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. I loved the fact he put the student first and foremost by targeting “differentiated learning”!

Adapting Books to Increase Accessibility: A Multisensory Approach

N2Y

When books and stories are readily accessible to all who want them, many positive outcomes are possible. By using a multisensory approach to create adapted books, we can remove barriers and make reading accessible to all children and adults. When given equal access to the reading experience, everyone can feel pride, confidence and a sense of inclusion. Adapted books are books with supports to make them more accessible and understandable for all learners.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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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.

3 steps to a more accessible classroom

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Plus, the students who struggled with attention didn’t miss out on any information since they could access the content through the voice-over, the visuals in the video, and the text in the captions. Any classroom teacher will tell you the importance of differentiating instruction and materials for students’ diverse needs. Evaluating accessibility. Next page: Learn how to make your classroom more accessible). “Turn on the subtitles, Ms. Olague!”

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

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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.

Best Practices for Teaching Math to Unique Learners: Math Vocabulary

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It is an essential part of the scaffolded instruction process. This differentiation of talking in math class still requires them to reflect on the purpose of the four operations and match the correct one to the specific word problem. Hang anchor charts with purposeful use of bold colors and clear visuals in easily accessible places. Blog Differentiated Instruction Blog Post Total Solution Unique Learning System

How to Make Standards Mastery Accessible to All

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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. Differentiation to ensure access and compliance. You and Unique Learning System—address grade-specific extended standards using differentiated activities.

Podcasting So Accessible, Even a ‘Technophobe’ Can Do It—and Teach It

Edsurge

Carter spoke with EdSurge about how her podcast project came together, the ease of using the Soundtrap platform, and some of the ways educators can use podcasting to differentiate instruction and help meet core curriculum requirements. I really enjoyed doing the editing because it was so accessible and so easy to figure out. How can podcasting help teachers differentiate instruction and teach creativity, critical thinking and communication skills?

Makerspaces and Equal Access to Learning

Edutopia

Laura Fleming & Billy Krakower Maker Education Makerspaces can democratize learning, create a culture of participation, allow for teaching with visual cues, offer thematic planning opportunities, and facilitate differentiated instruction

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. assessing comprehension differentiate instruction reading

Summer Success for Unique Learners

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In each of these cases, having access to high-quality differentiated lessons, activities and instructional support is critical to a successful outcome. Both teachers and parents can request a trial to access the unit and provide dynamic, age-appropriate lessons and activities all summer long for students in pre-K through transition. Request a trial now for free access starting on May 20, 2020! Blog Differentiated Instruction Blog Post Unique Learning System

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

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

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. differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom project based learning

3 Ways to Differentiate Learning in the Classroom with HyperDocs

EdTechTeacher

HyperDocs or “HyperLearning” as I prefer to call it, involves a well-crafted digital lesson for student use which engages them in inquiry-based learning and can differentiate learning in the classroom. It typically involves the hyperlinking of material, resources, tasks, and information students can access from a single document or access point. With various roadmaps for each learner, differentiation in the classroom is necessary to meet student needs.

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

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Plus, the students who struggled with attention didn't miss out on any information since they could access the content through the voice-over, the visuals in the video, and the text in the captions. Any classroom teacher will tell you the importance of differentiating instruction and materials for students' diverse needs. It's also crucial that when you introduce a new digital learning tool into your classroom, you make sure it will be accessible to your students.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.

EDpuzzle Update

Technology Tidbits

Gradebook: All teachers will now get access to this feature for free. 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

Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content. If third-party apps and content require a subscription, the subscriber must simply link their account to Otus and they will never have to sign-in to access it again.