Differentiated Instruction

Build lessons, develop teaching materials, and vary your approach so that all students, regardless of where they are starting from, can learn content effectively, according to their needs.

  • Differentiated Instruction

    Playing to Students’ Strengths

    A framework for giving students choice in demonstrating their understanding of course content.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Differentiation in a Rigid Curriculum

    Four strategies for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students, within the constraints of a curriculum.
  • Blended Learning

    Getting Rid of the Lecture Bottleneck

    Getting rid of the lecture in math class means that students can work at their own pace while teachers differentiate instruction.
  • Blended Learning

    Arriving at a Definition of Learning

    Personalized and blended learning and differentiated instruction should be viewed as interrelated supports for deep learning.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Succeeding With Differentiation

    Differentiating instruction isn’t easy, but teachers and professional learning facilitators can work together to overcome the obstacles.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Sharing Tweets on Differentiation

    Highlights from a lively Edutopia Twitter chat on differentiation and formative assessment.
  • Lesson Plans

    Student-Centered Planning

    Planning instruction around students’ readiness, interests, and learning preferences empowers them to drive their own learning.
  • Education Trends

    Personalized Learning Isn’t About Tech

    The key is giving students the decision-making tools they need to shape their own learning experiences.
  • Differentiated Instruction

    Extending the Silence

    Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.
  • Literacy

    Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom

    Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.