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Backward Design And Differentiated Instruction Math Unit PDF

Backward Design And Differentiated Instruction Math Unit PDF: Differentiated Instruction & Understanding By Desi...
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FUN FRIDAY: Place value cups

FUN FRIDAY: Place value cups | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
For students who need extra practice learing place values, or who need to understand the concept in a new way, try making these place value foam cups.  Mrs.
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Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized)

Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
I love a good infographic! After all, knowledge is power and the visualization of data makes absorbing information all the easier. Well-designed infographics have a way of pulling me into a subject...

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Gazette » 40 Alternative Assessments for Learning

Gazette » 40 Alternative Assessments for Learning | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

Many teachers shy away from alternative assessments because they take extra time and effort to create and to grade. On the other hand, once the assessment guidelines and grading rubric are created, it can be filed away and used year after year. Here are 40 alternative assessment ideas to get you started!


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Brain Based Differentiation — CSRN Technology

Brain Based Differentiation: For our teacher inservice on Friday, March 2nd, our presenter was Kathy Mears, the ...
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Ideas for Using AASL Best Websites: Prezi

For this year’s first blog entry from the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning committee, we’d like to present some practical tips and ideas for using Prezi in your libraries, classrooms, and professional development.

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10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

 The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'. Check out these techie alternatives to boring book reports!


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Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum | MindShift

Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum | MindShift | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

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Bloom's Taxonomy: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids

Bloom's Taxonomy: Critical Thinking Skills for Kids | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

When children are moved beyond Bloom’s lowest level, Remembering to the next level of Understanding, they are answering questions which ask them to organize previous information, such as: comparing, interpreting the meaning, or organizing the information. Therefore, children are basically just retelling information in their own words, which is not helping develop critical thinking skills.


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It is important to understand the cognitive processes involved with reflection to truly use Bloom's Taxonomy effectively - see the link below:

http://www.saskschools.ca/~ischool/adapthandbook/learner/cdbrain.html
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Story map anchor chart

Story map anchor chart | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Help students break down the components of a story with this story map created by Kimberly at Funky in First.
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Blended learning as future of education

Blended learning as future of education | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
by eLearning News
Blended learning is a combination of classroom training along with online learning. Training that takes place in the classroom is done with the help of a teacher.
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Use Activity Menus to Differentiate & Maximize Student Engagement | TeachHUB

Use Activity Menus to Differentiate & Maximize Student Engagement | TeachHUB | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Great idea for differentiation http://t.co/7ORQhm8a...
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Differentiation: All children should learn something new everyday!

Differentiation: All children should learn something new everyday! | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
#NAGC Chat Summary--February 15, 2012

Differentiation is a comprehensive approach to student learning that should provide a match between a learner’s readiness and ability, interests, and indi...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Awesome Android Uses and Apps for Education

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Awesome Android Uses and Apps for Education | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
RT @ayeshahalam: 10 Awesome Android Uses and Apps for Education http://t.co/thIfMDpG...
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Fighting the Enemies of Personalized Learning

Fighting the Enemies of Personalized Learning | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Technology has the potential to boost individualized instruction or drive it into the ground, Joseph S. Renzulli argues.

"True personalization requires more than just looking at achievement levels and trying to compensate for deficiencies."

"The biggest enemies of differentiation are time and the overprescription of learning."


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Tap Into The World Of Comics: Strategies for comics in the classroom

The focus here is on comics-creating sites and 26 ways to use comics-creators in the classroom.


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The Five-by-Five Approach to Differentiation Success | Essential ...

The Five-by-Five Approach to Differentiation Success | Essential ... | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
The Five-by-Five Approach to Differentiation Success The following “Five-by-Five” approach to differentiation contains ideas that we have found effective in our classrooms. It is not a road map: It doesn't offer step-by-step ...
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Teach Up: Create a classroom that works for all students « Center ...

Teach Up: Create a classroom that works for all students « Center ... | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
I never get tired of reading the thoughts and ideas that Carol Ann Tomlinson shares with the educational community about how to meet students' needs. Having seen her in action as a presenter, she is very captivating and ...
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7 Collaborative Storytelling Websites to Weave Your Own Digital Stories

7 Collaborative Storytelling Websites to Weave Your Own Digital Stories | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Everyone loves a good story. Writing it is another matter. Come to think of it, crafting a good story shouldn’t be too difficult. We are surrounded by stories of all kinds. Films and soap operas are the visual ones.

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Differentiation in Schools - ISTE Community

Differentiation in Schools - ISTE Community | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
As a pre-service teacher here at BGSU I have most recently observed two different classrooms of mathematics, one 4th and one 8th.
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A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking

A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
How to create a community of learners. Reflective prompts for students, teacher and principals. Modeled on Bloom's approach to thinking.

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Web 2.0 Resources

Web 2.0 Resources | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
...A chart comparing the three tools and how they can be used in the classroom
50 Ways to use a Wiki
125 Learning Sites for Kids
Great Sites broken down into subjects!
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To realize your potential, 'dare to be different' - CNN

To realize your potential, 'dare to be different' - CNN | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
To realize your potential, 'dare to be different'CNNBy Rich Horwath, Special to CNN "The Physical Impossibility of Death," by artist Damien Hirst -- an example of success by differentiation, says Rich Horwath.
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Is It a Cheetah?

Is It a Cheetah? | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Stephanie S. Tolan, Is It A Cheetah? (Cheetah metaphor for gifted children 'Is It a Cheetah'?
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Top 4 Ingredients for Differentiation

Top 4 Ingredients for Differentiation | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Director of Educational Programming, Marie White, names her top four ways to differentiate in class.
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