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What Is Differentiated Instruction?

What Is Differentiated Instruction? | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
So, how would you define differentiated instruction? In her newly revised book, The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, 2nd Edition, Carol Ann Tomlinson discusses the meaning of differentiation and how teachers can modify their instruction to engage all students. The book highlights key principles of differentiation, including: An invitational learning environment that encourages and supports learning Quality curriculum Assessment that informs teaching and learning Instruction that responds to student variance Take a look at the infographic below that highlights some of the best and worst practices for differentiation in today’s classrooms. Post it in your office and share it with your colleagues as a reminder to refine your teaching strategies to meet the learning styles of all students. Want to read more? Pick up a copy in print or e-book format in the ASCD Online Store.

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Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 13, 2014 2:37 PM

For all my teacher friends.

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3 Awesome Online Geometry Textbooks for the 2014-2015 School Year

3 Awesome Online Geometry Textbooks for the 2014-2015 School Year | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Here are our top 3 online Geometry textbooks for the 2014-2015 school year.

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A Great Guide to Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills eBook

A Great Guide to Developing Critical Thinking through Web Research Skills eBook | Gifted Education | Scoop.it

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Enriching the Lives of Senior Citizens Everyday through "Elderday"

Enriching the Lives of Senior Citizens Everyday through "Elderday" | Gifted Education | Scoop.it

The Community Giving Fund, a charitable joint venture between Tangram Insurance Services and ProSight Specialty Insurance Group, Inc., has awarded a $5000 grant to yet another deserving cause - Salud Para La Gente's Adult Day Health Caretakers...

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Why Virtual Reality Technology Will Blow Your Mind in 5 Years

Why Virtual Reality Technology Will Blow Your Mind in 5 Years | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Unless you’ve just woken up from a two year coma, you’ve probably heard a lot of hype about the virtual reality and the Oculus Rift -- enough that you’re probably sick of it. Well, too bad, because I’m here to tell you, without hesitation, that the future of virtual reality is here now. It works,…

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Free Web Tools to Engage Students in Creative Learning

Free Web Tools to Engage Students in Creative Learning | Gifted Education | Scoop.it

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, July 11, 2014 7:19 AM

Free web tools for engaging students in creativity!

Marie-France Fourrier's comment, July 18, 2014 6:22 PM
Merci !
Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 2015 10:08 PM

Great list of tools. Some I need to go back and have a new look at. 

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Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner

Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner | Gifted Education | Scoop.it

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Training in Business's curator insight, July 11, 2014 5:15 AM

Excellent Web Tools for The 21st Century Learner

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 4, 2015 10:10 PM

I like the way these tools are organised! 

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A Life of Cognitive Enrichment May Fend Off Dementia. But How? | ALZFORUM

A Life of Cognitive Enrichment May Fend Off Dementia. But How? | ALZFORUM | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
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