For quite sometime when I learnt about the learning approach of Inclusion I failed to see how this was different from Differentiation. Especially when trying to incorporate it in our teaching practices there seems to be little difference between the two. Both require altering or scaffolding learning activities to match learner abilities, both foster formative assessment and personalized learning. So is it just a change of words? Inclusion suggests greater acceptance of differences while differentiation seems to increase the divide. But how else do you cater to varying abilities and learning styles unless you plan different activities and taper the level of difficulty according to learner ability.
Can someone shed some light on this?
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