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Differentiated Instruction: 5 Quick Tips For A Simpler Classroom

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By Heather M. Stocker, TeachThought Intern A few years ago “differentiation” was the buzz word of choice around local school systems. Teachers were concerned about the time involved in all that specialized education and how...
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Students stay engaged when working with challenging concepts and materials.  Differentiation helps that along,  but can be a complex endeavor. Here are a few tips for teachers looking to move in that direction.  

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Archived Webinar: UDL, AIM and AT: Complementary Supports for the Achievement of All Students | UDL - Universal Design for Learning

Archived Webinar: UDL, AIM and AT: Complementary Supports for the Achievement of All Students | UDL - Universal Design for Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
An ISTE SETSIG Webinar originally recorded on September 11th by Joy Zabala   "What are these initiatives? How do they compare and contrast?

Via Jane Strunck
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Personalization vs Individualization vs Differentiation (Infographic)

Personalization vs Individualization vs Differentiation (Infographic) | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Last January a chart that compared Personalization vs Individualization vs Differentiation was published with a report (to see the report and chart go to http://www.personalizelearning.com/2012/04/explaining-chart.html.

This infographic "visually explores these three approaches to teaching and learning."


Via Beth Dichter, Rosanna M, Nancy White
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Classroom Questioning: What Type Do You Use Most?

Cultures of Thinking and Ron Ritchhart

 

Questioning is a vital part of thinking, teaching and learning.  We need to consider the purpose of every activity our students engage in while always looking to build higher level questioning into the daily routine. 

 

Generative:  Exploring the topic

• Authentic questions or wonders that teacher doesn’t know the answer to.

• Essential questions that initiate exploration of a topic

Constructive:  Building New Understanding

• Extending & Interpreting

• Connecting & Linking

• Orienting and focusing on big ideas, central concepts, or purpose

• Evaluating

 

Facilitative:  Promotes the learner’s own thinking & understanding

• Requesting elaboration, reasons, evidence, justification

• Generating discussion among the class to hear different perspectives

• Clarifying and Uncovering

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Cultures of Thinking REsources

Cultures of Thinking REsources | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

An incredible amount of resources for the understanding of Cultures of Thinking.  

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