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.

Implementing differentiated instruction: the good and the bad

Neo LMS

Differentiated instruction is an approach to teaching focused on students and their uniqueness. What is differentiated instruction? Read more: Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction.

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

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia Differentiation, the ability for teachers to meet the needs of a variety of learners, is a key component for successful teaching. Also, the "Go Interactive" features allows teachers to collaborate w/ students in real-time and gauge student understanding to differentiate instruction.

#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.

Formative Assessment in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Becky Holden talks about formative assessment in kindergarten. From notetaking on how knowledge is forming as students are learning to the importance of understanding a child’s learning path, Becky relates this topic to all ages as we discuss the best practices in formative assessment.

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!”

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.

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.

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.

Learning Styles: Fact or Fiction? What This Decades-Old Theory Can Teach Us

Waterford

2] Whether the evidence points for or against learning styles, however, this theory can remind us that some students may need individualized instruction or resources to best help them learn. How to Shift from Learning Styles to Differentiated Instruction.

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction game based learning self paced learning

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

Chronicle Cloud

Technology Tidbits

Educators can use Chronicle Cloud in a number of different ways such as: assessing (using their "traffic light" system), note-taking, providing feedback, and much much more. assessing differentiate instruction educational apps note-taking

Floop

Technology Tidbits

Floop is very easy to use and uses a drag-n-drop interface to collect student assignments and provide feedback and resubmissions through conversations threads, making it simple to assess students and differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction student feedbac

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GoSoapBox

Technology Tidbits

This makes it easy to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. Finally, GoSoapBox can be used in a wide variety ways such as: polling, quizzes, and even generating detailed reports for assessment. differentiate instruction polls student response system

“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?

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.

Should State Assessments Be Split Up? Testmaker NWEA Thinks So

Edsurge

Last week, testing provider NWEA—best known for its district-level MAP Growth exams—came out with a bold new claim: The way states give summative assessments is broken. Much of the data from these assessments doesn’t come back until the next year,” explains Chris Minich, CEO of NWEA. “In

EDpuzzle

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. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

Edulastic

Technology Tidbits

Edulastic is an innovative online assessment platform that makes it easy for teachers to assess students and differentiate instruction in real-time. assessing differentiate instruction

Edpuzzle

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. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

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.

Tailor-ED

Technology Tidbits

Tailor-ED is a wonderful platform for Math that makes it easy to differentiate instruction and dynamically groups students on more areas then just grades (i.e. differentiate instruction math

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. assess learning differentiate instruction game based learning self paced 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.

Loop

Technology Tidbits

This is a great way for educators to assess student learning and even differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction student response system

Walnut

Technology Tidbits

Walnut is a excellent new site/app for finding educational videos and then taking quizzes to assess learning. Best of all, Walnut makes it easy for teachers to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction educational videos

EDpuzzle

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. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom project based learning

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 differentiating instruction game based learning

Formative

Technology Tidbits

Formative is a great standards-aligned way to go paperless in your classroom for all your assessments. assessing differentiate instructionYou can easily and quickly transform your current files onto Formative and start getting live results from students.

Kialo Edu

Technology Tidbits

Kialo Edu is an excellent learning tool designed to facilitate classroom discussion and ignite critical thinking while providing platform for educators to make it easy to gauge student understanding and differentiate instruction.

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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. assessing differentiate instruction Digital video flipped class flipped learning