Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction

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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. Students come to school from different cultures, they may speak different languages, they have different academic backgrounds and have been shaped by different learning experiences. 4 Classroom aspects to differentiate.

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

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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.

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15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"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

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Achieve3000 offers innovative new ways to empower blended learning and accelerate student literacy gains through differentiated instruction in the 2016-2017 school year. Using Achieve3000’s patented and proven method of online differentiated instruction, students of all ability levels work with grade-appropriate content delivered at 12 levels in English and 7 levels in Spanish, along with scaffolding precisely tailored for their learning needs.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

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"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."

Chronicle Cloud

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Chronicle Cloud is a wonderful mobile (iOS/Google Play) app that makes it easy for teachers to assess student learning, differentiate instruction, and maximize their best teaching "strategies".

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Pre-K–12 schools and districts are shifting toward personalized learning through blended learning, project-based learning, design thinking, STEM/STEAM, and other inquiry-based learning models, whether or not they are 1:1. In fact, instructional strategies are shifting away from those that are teacher directed to more collaborative learning environments where students take responsibility for their own learning.

SplashLearn

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SplashLearn is an ideal learning tool to use for teachers and parents because of the educational portal. Finally, SplashLearn makes it easy for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math remote learning Web 2.0

Wooclap

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Wooclap is an excellent learning tool that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog that is ideal for Distance Learning. Wooclap is a tool that reminds me a lot of Kahoot, where a teacher can create a poll/quiz and students can respond in real-time from their mobile device.

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Wooclap

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Wooclap is an excellent learning tool that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog that is ideal for Distance Learning. Wooclap is a tool that reminds me a lot of Kahoot, where a teacher can create a poll/quiz and students can respond in real-time from their mobile device.

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Otus

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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. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning.

Wooclap

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Wooclap is an excellent learning tool that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog that is ideal for Distance Learning. Wooclap is a tool that reminds me a lot of Kahoot, where a teacher can create a poll/quiz and students can respond in real-time from their mobile device.

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GoSoapBox

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Student's can respond to teachers questions via their mobile device and teachers receive their answers in real-time using GoSoapBox. This makes it easy to assess student learning and differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction polls student response system

Otus

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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. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning.

Top 20 Sites for Creating a Quiz

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Not only does this help teachers easily assess students but differentiate instruction as well. This is especially useful considering schools are closed right now during the pandemic and remote learning is in effect.

Otus

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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. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

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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. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

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Regardless of if you're making a New Year's resolution to integrate new, more or better technology into your teaching in 2019, here are a few outstanding tools that almost every teacher should consider with school right around the corner: *In alphabetical order 30hands Learning - An excellent Learning Management System as well as digital storytelling app for 21st Century Learner. flipped classroom, project based learning, digital storytelling, etc.)

Zap Zap Math

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Zap Zap Math is an excellent new mobile (iOS/Android) app for Math grades K-6th. All of this is done in a fun game based learning environment. Best of all, the school version tracks student progress, generates detailed reports, and makes it easy to differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math self paced learning

GoClass

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GoClass is a fantastic learning tool for the mobile classroom. This is a free site/web app that allows educators to conduct lessons on student''s mobile devices (iOS/Android), track their learning and progress, and so much more. Best of all, GoClass records all lessons that are being conducted and educators can assess students in real-time to differentiate instruction as well share an interactive whiteboard for learning.

GoClass

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GoClass is a excellent free all-in-one solution for Mobile Learning or the mobile (1:1) classroom. This is an innovative way to integrate technology into the classroom by using their free app on their mobile devices. The students then use their mobile devices to complete the assignment and interact w/ the teacher/lesson. Best of all the teacher can view and assess in real-time what each student is doing on their mobile device.

Vocab Victor

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Vocab Victor is an innovative mobile (iOS/Android) app for building vocabulary words/skills that I just found out about from the wonderful blog, Class Tech Tips. Vocab Victor uses "game based learning" to help students develop their vocabulary. Best of all, Vocab Victor monitors and tracks students progress while differentiating instruction to help student's learn words. differentiate instruction educational apps esl games based learning Vocabulary

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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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). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. GoClass - A wonderful iPad/web tool that allows educators to create lessons and then assess students learning in real-time.

Answer Pad Free

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Answer Pad is a wonderful mobile learning solution and student response system that educators everywhere are using to integrate technology into their curriculum. assessing differentiate instruction mobile based learning student response systemRecently, they just announced that existing users will now receive the premium version for free w/ the attached coupon by entering the activation code by March 31st.

geddit

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geddit is fantastic free learning tool that is ideal for a 1:1 environment where educators can assess student''s learning/understanding in real-time. This is all done through a very easy to use visual interface where students use mobile devices to inform teachers of their understanding in private and real-time. This makes it easy for educators to quickly glance who is understanding the material being taught and who might need help, making differentiated instruction easy.

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Otus

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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. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo.

Otus

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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. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo.

Otus

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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. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo.

Quizster

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All a student has to do is snap a photo of their work and send it via the free mobile (iOS/Android) to their teacher. Best of all, this is a great way to gauge student's learning and differentiate instruction. assessment differentiate instruction gradingQuizster is a innovative site/app that I just found out about for assessing and grading students work.

Answer Pad

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The Answer Pad is a great student response system and mobile learning tool I've covered before in the past. on a mobile device (i.e. Also, Answer Pad is an excellent learning tool that teachers are using to integrate technology into their curriculum as well as differentiate instruction. assessment differentiate instruction mobile learning student response system

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ClassMind

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ClassMind is a nice learning tool that reminds me a lot of Geddit in that it lets educators assess students in real-time using their mobile devices. The way this works is an educator asks a question and then students respond on their mobile device while answers are recorded in real-time. This is a great way to track students learning as well as differentiate instruction. For my Pinterest board on Differentiating Instruction click here.

Answer Pad

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Answer Pad is one of the best free (per 1 teacher - 8 groups & 200 students) tools around for mobile devices. This is a easy to use graphical student response system that helps turns a classroom paperless by allowing for all testing/assessing to be done on mobile devices. This allows them to guide learning, differentiate instruction, and assess students in real-time. assessing differentiated instruction mobile learning student response system

Paperscorer

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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. Once the form is complete the user can then open the app on a mobile device and take pictures of the forms. This makes it ideal for teachers to differentiate instruction. assessing differentiate instruction educational apps Google classroom grading

Zodlr

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Zodlr is a new mobile learning platform that comes in two Zodlr Zig or Zodlr Zag. Zig is the personal learning platform where a student subscribes to one of their learning streams and selects what topic they want to learn about (i.e. Zodlr Zag is the fully customizable version where a user can personalize their learning experience by determining how many lessons to study each day on a given topic. differentiate instruction mobile learning

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Otus

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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. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning