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? This refers to the way teachers choose to present the content of a class.

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.

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Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

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MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. Assessment is based on involvement, interaction with classmates, and completion of projects so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

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.

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."

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."

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. Visual : information presented through images, like graphs or illustrations.

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.

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.

“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?

Pear Deck

Technology Tidbits

Pear Deck is a cool educational tool that interacts w/ Google Chrome (extensions) or Google Drive to create interactive quizzes/slides/presentations. This is ideal for Differentiating Instruction and assessing students in real-time.

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Using Data-Driven Instruction and SEL to Make the Most of Assessments

EdNews Daily

As other districts experiencing these factors know, this presents a variety of challenges to the fidelity and cohesiveness of instruction. Our solution is a combination of strong data-driven instruction and social-emotional learning (SEL). Data-Driven Instruction.

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Pear Deck

Technology Tidbits

Pear Deck is a cool educational tool that interacts w/ Google Chrome (extensions) or Google Drive to create interactive quizzes/slides/presentations. This is ideal for Differentiating Instruction and assessing students in real-time.

ClassCall

Technology Tidbits

ClassCall is a excellent site for creating interactive presentations that reminds me of a cross between 9Slides and a backchannel chat tool. ClassCall allows a user to import a presentation (i.e. Prezi, Powerpoint, etc) and then stream their presentation in real-time to a mobile device. It also has a nice feature to ask questions or "poll" an audience which allows educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction.

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

This excellent site/app allows educators to turn their classroom paperless and do all their testing, assessing, etc. Also, Answer Pad is an excellent learning tool that teachers are using to integrate technology into their curriculum as well as differentiate instruction.

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Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

Live Monitor - watch live as students work through an assessment More resources Overview presentation Interactive step by step guide I highly recommend checking out Answer Pad by clicking here !!!! assessment differentiate instruction mobile learning student response system

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Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

Live Monitor - watch live as students work through an assessment More resources Overview presentation Interactive step by step guide I highly recommend checking out Answer Pad by clicking here !!!!

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Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

Live Monitor - watch live as students work through an assessment More resources Overview presentation Interactive step by step guide I highly recommend checking out Answer Pad by clicking here !!!! assessment differentiated instruction mobile learning student response system

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Buncee

Technology Tidbits

*Be sure to check out Buncee at ISTE June 24-27th, booth #2136 Buncee is the award winning learning tool that provides a digital canvas for students to create amazing projects, presentations, and much much more.

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Digital Storytelling and Stories for the Desktop

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It is great differentiation for all students including ELs , gifted, and special needs. It can be used as an authentic assessment. Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

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Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). Top 15 Sites and Apps for a Flipped Learning Answer Pad - The ultimate assessment tool for teachers to use w/ their mobile devices or browser to gauge student's learning. Buncee - A fantastic digital canvas for creating presentations or digital stories that can be embedded into a site/blog.

Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

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It is great differentiation for all students including ELL, gifted, and special needs. It can be used as an authentic assessment. Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

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Differentiation Simplified with Study.com

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today, I want to talk about Study.com’s emphasis on differentiation. To me and many other educators: Differentiated instruction is at the core of effective teaching. What is differentiation? Key principles of differentiation. Assessments.

Grow a Learning Culture through Peer Coaching

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Teching it Up K-12 -- Success Stories, Part 2 In Part 1 of "Teching it Up K-12 -- Success Stories," originally presented at the Arizona CIO/CTO Forum 2011 , we focused on the importance of a learning-centric vision.

Bloom's Taxonomy and a Praying Mantis

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Create a poster, presentation, drama, or a model to help explain how well your praying mantis would survive, and how he''d affect the time period. Together, we created some criteria for how we would assess it.

Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

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The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

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The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

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Buncee for Thanksgiving

Technology Tidbits

sites for education has just released a nice collection of presentations for "Fall Projects". Buncee's are beautiful looking presentations, greetings, eCards, posters, or pretty much anything that can be put on a digital canvas. Buncee easily one of my favorite Web 2.0

Effective Learning: Rigor, Engagement, Student-Centered Task, & Tech

wwwatanabe

After I know they''ve been exposed to several different mediums for creating their work, I''d let them choose what tool to use to best present their work. 21st Century Learning differentiated instruction Innovation Peer Coaching Collaboration Coaching Professional Development What is effective learning? Having a common understanding of effective learning is key.

New Hampshire testing pilot breaks the federal accountability mold

The Christensen Institute

Department of Education made a groundbreaking decision to allow four school systems in New Hampshire to pilot a new accountability regime based on a mix of local and state assessments. New Hampshire’s Performance Assessment for Competency Education (PACE) pilot will allow locally managed assessments to count toward federal accountability requirements. A new approach to assessment sits at the fulcrum of any competency-based approach. This week the U.S.

Online Class Starts Aug. 12th–Tech-infused Teacher

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In MTI 562 The Tech-infused Teacher, you will use a suite of digital tools to make your lesson plans pop while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

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Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Guide students in selecting writing strategies that differentiate for task, purpose and audience. Assess student writing without discouraging creativity via easy-to-use tech tools.

New Professional Learning Opportunities with Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

The Differentiating Instruction to Support Refugee Students micro-credential aims to build differentiation strategies along content, process, product, and learning environment to promote the highest levels of learning for all students in a classroom.

Starting This Week: MTI 562

Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs.

Buncee 3.0

Technology Tidbits

Buncee has been used in schools for a number of years in a wide variety of ways such as: digital storytelling, as an assessment tool, differentiating instruction, flipping a lesson, project based learning, and much much more.