Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

Neo LMS

While it’s definitely easier to treat students the same in the classroom — after all, there is but one teacher to 30 students (more or less) — the best teachers are those who understand that students are not the same. The concept of differentiated instruction is nothing new.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology

EdTechTeacher

As educators, we innately know that our students bring different learner profiles to our classrooms. Differentiated instruction is a method by which we can tackle this challenge and find new ways to help our students.

#Flipclass Workflow: Differentiated Instruction

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Chatting this morning with Stacy Dawes on Voxer in the #ELA Flip group, we were discussing ways in which we can differentiate and diversify our instruction for students, especially those who are ESL/ELL immersed in mainstream classes. If all students are working with the same content, they will not know that they are receiving different versions of the same assessment or activity. Keep in mind that Edmodo quizzes do not have to be used as traditional test assessments.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. 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.

Using Your LMS to Support Differentiated Instruction

Gaggle Speaks

Today’s classroom is filled with learners with different skill sets , requiring varying levels of attention. But differentiated instruction isn’t always the simplest plan to implement. Assessment. Assign assessments directly inside your LMS and track their progress.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

Differentiating Instruction in the Math Standards: Self-Directed Pathways for All Learners

Battelle for Kids

The need to educate students so they achieve lifelong learning and academic success in a global community has changed the way teaching is approached in classrooms across the United States. Where instruction once was more passive for students, 21st Century Skills, habits, and attitudes require students to not only become active learners, but to also advocate and self-direct their own learning. What will the instruction look like in the classroom so that standards are addressed?

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

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.

10 Creative Pre-assessment Ideas You May Not Know

Brilliant or Insane

Pre-assessment is a powerful instructional tool. I became acquainted with pre-assessment during the early years as a classroom teacher. This was when differentiated instruction felt new to everyone. Assessment Innovation differentiation edchat

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.

Loop

Technology Tidbits

The way this works is by educators creating an online classroom and then posting questions for students to answer. This is a great way for educators to assess student learning and even differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction student response system

Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom

Neo LMS

in your classroom. Matt Oberecker considers that instruction should revolve around five essential aspects to ensure its success, which create the acronym V.O.I.C.E. Read more: Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction. Look around you!

Top Tips to Create an Organized, Blended Learning Space for Students!

Kleinspiration

Webinar Description: Wouldn't it be nice to have an extra set of hands in the classroom to work with students while you worked with a small group?

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Parlay is a very innovative online tool that educators are using to take classroom discussions to the next level. Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning.

Edpuzzle Update

Technology Tidbits

Teacher are using Edpuzzle to flip their classroom, assess student's learning, and easily differentiate instruction by assigning videos and then adding questions to gauge student's understanding.

Stick Pick

Technology Tidbits

Stick Pick is a nice iOS app that replaces the "old" popsicle sticks on a teacher's desk by helping teachers guide classroom instruction in a nice convenient way. differentiate instruction educational apps esl

Creating Future Ready Schools and Classrooms

Tom Murray

Strands for district leaders , principals , instructional coaches , tech leaders , and librarians, created and led by over 70 innovative practitioners, are available and supporting the vision forward. The gears of the FRS Framework are as follows: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answer Pad - A fantastic Student Response System that lets educators seamlessly assess students, differentiate instruction, and turn their classroom paperless. flipped classroom, project based learning, digital storytelling, etc.)

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.

Formative Assessment and Differentiation

wwwatanabe

Formative assessment informs educators about student learning, and when done correctly, it also informs the students how to improve and move forward with their next goal. Teachers must know how to use that information to shape their instruction.

Hippo Video

Technology Tidbits

Educators are using Hippo to create explainer videos (screencasts), flip a lesson or classroom, assess student's understanding, and even differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

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Edcite

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, Edcite can automatically grade student responses in real-time and generates detailed reports which allows teachers to differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction digital classroom grading

“Common Assessments” vs “Common Understandings”

The Principal of Change

In a recent discussion, I was asked about “common assessments” in a classroom. The thought here is that no matter what classroom you were in, the assessments would look the same.

How to Differentiate Rigor and Assessment

MiddleWeb

The refreshingly clear way that Barbara Blackburn collects and presents best practices in her book on rigor and assessment should help teachers become more effective at providing well differentiated instruction in a positive classroom environment, writes Roy Palmer.

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. assessment differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

ClassroomQ

Technology Tidbits

This is ideal to assess student's to learning and differentiate instruction w/out having to disrupt classroom time to do it. assessing differentiate instructionClassroomQ is an innovative easy to use tool that acts a "digital' hand raising device.

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Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer is a fantastic new mobile (iOS/Android, or Chrome plug-in) app that allows educators and students to assess their learning in real-time. The student then uses those forms to answer the question and take the assessment/quiz.

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle is the amazing learning tool that educators everywhere are using to flip their classroom, assess student learning, differentiate instruction, and much much more. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

Hippo Video

Technology Tidbits

Educators are using Hippo to create explainer videos (screencasts), flip a lesson or classroom, assess student's understanding, and even differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom screen casts

Video 41

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.

EDpuzzle Curriculum

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle is the amazing learning tool that educators everywhere are using to flip their classroom, assess student learning, differentiate instruction, and much much more. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video 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.

EDpuzzle Update

Technology Tidbits

EDpuzzle 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. Ideal for formative or summative assessment.

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. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom flipped learning