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. 4 Classroom aspects to differentiate.

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. Using this approach, curricula are designed with flexible options that can differentiate instruction based on an individual students’ needs.

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."

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. Environment —Optimize your classroom to support independent, small group, and whole group instruction and to reflect the multiplicity of students in your classes. “Stay out of jail!”

#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.

Using Your LMS to Support Differentiated Instruction

Gaggle Speaks

But differentiated instruction isn’t always the simplest plan to implement. Breaking students up into smaller groups is always a good way to make instruction and learning more palatable. 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."

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.

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

Battelle for Kids

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. In the model, collaborative planning teams of teachers examine and discuss learning standards, establish learning targets for students, and design stringent assessments that allow students to demonstrate evidence of mastery. March 31, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 5, Number 2.

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. To support data-driven instruction, Achieve3000 has also improved data integration for rostering and dashboards.

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

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

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

Kleinspiration

Join us May 21st to see how international classroom design consultant and elementary teacher, Erin Klein, is leveraging technology to maximize her teaching time, while differentiating and personalizing her instruction for all students.

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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Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

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.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning self paced learning

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. assessing differentiate instruction self paced learning

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning self paced learning

Quizster

Technology Tidbits

Quizster is a innovative site/app that I just found out about for assessing and grading students work. Best of all, this is a great way to gauge student's learning and differentiate instruction. assessment differentiate instruction grading

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

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

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.

Pear Deck

Technology Tidbits

This is ideal for Differentiating Instruction and assessing students in real-time. For my Pinterest board on Differentiated Instruction click here. assessment differentiated instruction google drive guided learning

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.

ThinkFluency

Technology Tidbits

ThinkFluency is an innovative new iOS app that lets teachers assess a student's Reading fluency in real-time. All a educator has to do after creating a account, is add students/classes, select a Reading passage or create your own, and then begin the assessment.

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

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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

Edji

Technology Tidbits

Educators can then view a "heat map" which shows highlighting being done in real-time that helps them differentiate instruction and assess student's understanding. annotate collaborative learning differentiate instruction

Formative Assessment and Differentiation

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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.

Night Zookeeper

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, the educational portal allows educators to: assign lessons, track student progress, and assess their work in real-time. This makes it easy for teachers to differentiate instruction and implement project based learning in their classroom.

HOOPs

Technology Tidbits

HOOPs is a new basketball game by Zzish for assessing students learning and differentiating instruction. This is done using Zzish which creates quizzes and gamifies formative assessments. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning

Fishtree

Technology Tidbits

Also, Fishtree combines the best features of a LMS (learning management system) that allows teachers to assess students in real-time, grade, message, and more, which makes it a perfect solution for differentiating instruction.

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Edji

Technology Tidbits

Educators can then view a "heat map" which shows highlighting being done in real-time that helps them differentiate instruction and assess student's understanding. annotate assesing collaborative learning differentiate instruction Web 2.0

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.

Actively Learn

Technology Tidbits

This is a great resource for teachers and easily lets them gauge a student's understanding, differentiate instruction, or even "flip" a lesson. comprehension differentiate instruction reading assessment

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EDpuzzle Update

Technology Tidbits

Ideal for formative or summative assessment. Teachers will be able to truly differentiate their instruction. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

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

“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. Differentiated instruction cannot come with standardized assessments, or am I way off here?

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.