How Differentiated Instruction Can Help You Reach Every Student in Class

Waterford

Research around differentiated instruction confirms this is true. If you can adapt your instruction to reflect your students’ needs and learning preferences, you can make class time more effective and help students become more engaged. What is Differentiated Instruction?

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. Teachers need to acquire their own skills in using technology to provide accessible instructional materials and alternatives that will provide voice and choice for students. Effective use of technology can help teachers transform their classrooms and customize curriculum to meet student needs.

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Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

#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. The use of technology in the classroom, particularly a Learning Management System (LMS ), can greatly reduce the time required to plan, develop and implement differentiated instruction inside and outside of the classroom. Breaking students up into smaller groups is always a good way to make instruction and learning more palatable. Assessment.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

What it is: MobyMax is more than just a tablet, it is a complete system that helps you identify areas of strength and weakness that your students might have through placement testing, progress monitoring, assessments, and IEP reporting; has practice for kindergarten through eighth grade mathematics, fact fluency, number sense, reading, language, literature skills, informational skills, writing, vocabulary, and state test prep.

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!”

Using tech to help differentiate instruction

Kathy Schrock

Differentiated instruction is defined by Carol Tomlinson as “an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for and attention to student differences in classrooms, in the context of high quality curriculums”. Tomás Franceschin provides an overview of both differentiated instruction and how technology can enable it in this 2017 blog post. I loved the fact he put the student first and foremost by targeting “differentiated learning”!

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. Measuring learning styles often involves an assessment such as this one from the Georgia Department of Education. Instead of planning activities based on learning styles, teachers may want to opt for a different, but better researched technique: differentiated instruction.

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. Socrates is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. differentiate instruction assessing game based learning self paced learning

Renaissance Launches Major Updates to Star Spanish Assessments

eSchool News

Renaissance, the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, has enhanced Star Spanish , its assessment platform for students who speak, or are learning to speak, Spanish, with new reports and the first authentic K–12 learning progression for Spanish available in the country.

Buncee

Technology Tidbits

Buncee, is one of the most versatile learning tools around for: project base learning, digital storytelling, scrapbooking, and much much more, just a new feature that makes it easy for teachers to assess student's virtual assignments and performance.

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction note taking

SplashLearn

Technology Tidbits

Finally, SplashLearn makes it easy for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction. SplashLearn is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. differentiate instruction game based learning math remote 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. blended learning brain friendly brain-friendly class design differentiated instruction education free webinar kurzweil personalized learning teaching

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiating instruction taking notes

“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. ” So here is where I struggle with this concept of “common assessments” If teacher A does not work with classroom B, do they know the students in that room? Differentiated instruction cannot come with standardized assessments, or am I way off here?

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction note taking

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

SplashLearn

Technology Tidbits

Finally, SplashLearn makes it easy for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction. SplashLearn is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. differentiate instruction game based learning math remote learning Web 2.0

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction note taking

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. Edpuzzle is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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. Edpuzzle is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction note taking

5.3 Million Star Assessments Show the True Impact of the COVID Slide

eSchool News

Renaissance , a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, has released How Kids Are Performing: Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on Reading and Mathematics Achievement , a report detailing the learning effects associated with COVID-19 school disruptions.

Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

The CoolCatTeacher

Technology Research and News A recent Wall Street Journal Article is attracting attention. Technology in classrooms means little. Here’s why: “The report suggested that “we have not yet become good enough at the kind of pedagogues that make the most of technology; that adding 21st century technologies to 20th century teaching practices will just dilute the effectiveness of teaching.”. IT IS HOW YOU USE TECHNOLOGY! Technology in the Closet.

EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

Don't forget EDpuzzle can be used for any subject and curriculum and makes it easy for educators to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. EDpuzzle is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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. Chronicle Cloud is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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

EdNews Daily

We have so many great opportunities in our area, including Exxon Mobil, Lamar University, and Lamar Institute of Technology right in our own backyard. As other districts experiencing these factors know, this presents a variety of challenges to the fidelity and cohesiveness of instruction.

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Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Take advantage of this great offer here: [link] Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. Socrates is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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. As a condition of receiving federal funds under the Every Student Succeeds Act, each state is required to administer annual assessments in English language arts and math for grades three through eight, and at least once during grades nine through 12. Education Technology Assessments

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. Socrates is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiating instruction game based learning

21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

They fit into the categories of SEL, digital instruction, engagement/management, and leadership. Even when connecting at a distance instead of in person, we can all benefit from learning some skills to connect with students on an emotional level, even while delivering classroom instruction.

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EDpuzzle

Technology Tidbits

New Features Live Mode - project Edpuzzle videos up on a screen and have student answer questions in real-time on their won devices easily assess and differentiate instruction Open Class - student's can join an existing class w/out having to create an account ideal for PD or El Ed students LMS Integration - Edpuzzle synce w/ most popular LMS such as: Google, Moodle, Blackboard, etc. Edpuzzle is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.