Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

Neo LMS

They function the same from a physical point of view, they dress annoyingly the same (even when — or especially when — there’s no compulsory school uniform) they all have to learn almost the same things in school and they all use their brains to do that. 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. By developing and applying the concepts of UDL, we can minimize the barriers to learning and celebrate what each student brings to our classroom community.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

After visiting literally hundreds of schools and talking with thousands of K-12 educators, students, and parents over two and a half decades, I know that it’s crucial that we strive to connect all students to learning regardless of their needs or levels of readiness. How to Navigate the Needs of (M)any Student(s) So All Paths Lead to Learning. Product —Provide varying opportunities and methods for students to demonstrate learning. “Stay out of jail!”

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. Project-based Learning. Assessment. Safe Learning Management

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."

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.

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."

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. The program continuously evaluates each student’s exact skill level, learning temperament and learning pace.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

Each student gets their very own learning plan with MobyMax with the adaptive curriculum. 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.

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

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Click Above to Register Now I am honored to share some of my most useful tips for setting up a brain-friendly learning space that encourages student collaboration and hands-on learning.

10 Creative Pre-assessment Ideas You May Not Know

Brilliant or Insane

Pre-assessment is a powerful instructional tool. Conducted prior to new learning experiences, the process empowers students as much as it empowers teachers. I became acquainted with pre-assessment during the early years as a classroom teacher. Brilliant or Insane.

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. This is done through a very easy-to-use interface where all the videos are curated for education where student's can then take quizzes that uses a game based learning interface.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

Kleinspiration

Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? The program provides explicit, systematic, adaptive learning, scaffolding students as they struggle and advancing them to higher levels as they demonstrate proficiency.

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

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.

Parlay

Technology Tidbits

Also, Parlay is great for assessing students making it easy to differentiate instruction and for "blended" learning. assessing blended learning classroom discussions differentiate instruction 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 differentiate instruction game based learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Otus tracks a variety of data like attendance, participation, student blogs, assessments and grades.

New Professional Learning Opportunities with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Scaffolding Learning to Support Refugee Students focuses on implementing scaffolds to assure learning is both accessible and meaningful to students. The CAPS Network has built out a Profession-Based Learning stack to address rich experiential learning opportunities.

Kami

Technology Tidbits

Kami is a very handy learning tool that acts as a digital pen/paper to let students annotate on assignments, PDFs, ebooks, and more to interact w/ their peers and teachers. Annotation assessing differentiate instruction

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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. Buncee - Buncee is a fantastic learning tool and digital canvas that educators are using in a wide variety of ways (i.e.

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

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

“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?

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.

Actively Learn

Technology Tidbits

Actively Learn is a site I've blogged about in the past that is ideal for increasing reading comprehension or adding "depth" to any text. This is a great resource for teachers and easily lets them gauge a student's understanding, differentiate instruction, or even "flip" a lesson.

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Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal.

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal.

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

Education Galaxy

Technology Tidbits

This is done in a through a wide variety of ways such as: game based learning, interactive problems, and more. Also, Education Galaxy makes it easy to assess student's performance and differentiate instruction through their online portal.

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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Edcite

Technology Tidbits

Edcite is an innovative site for creating digital assignments that I learned about from Monica Burns excellent blog. Best of all, Edcite can automatically grade student responses in real-time and generates detailed reports which allows teachers to differentiate 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. Thanks to Technology & Learning for the tip. differentiate instruction Digital video flipped classroom

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Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

Edutopia

Julie Stern Differentiated Instruction Three tech tools -- SAS Curriculum Pathways, Newsela, and EDpuzzle -- can help differentiate instruction by showing where students are and offering appropriate formative assessment