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.
- When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
- An inside look at a teacher-designed instructional model that combines blended learning, student self-pacing, and mastery-based grading.
- At an elementary school in South Carolina, tactile materials, color coding, and vocabulary changes help students grasp high-level math concepts.
- Support every student by breaking learning up into chunks and providing a concrete structure for each.
- In an excerpt from his book with fellow teacher Katie Hull Sypnieski, blogger Larry Ferlazzo looks at a few basic ways to reach students who are learning English as well as the subject at hand.
- Rotation stations allow students to learn in a range of modalities, while making differentiation manageable for one teacher.
- Every teacher already has the tools to differentiate in powerful ways for all learners.
- A rigorous intervention pushes students who might be satisfied with a D to aim higher.
- Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
- Elementary students have a better chance of showing what they’re learning when they have a choice about how to show it.
- Techniques for meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities and interests.
- PD could be more effective if we differentiated it by gauging teachers' readiness, utilizing their interests, involving them in the process, and providing continual assessment opportunities.
- Six ways to support students with dysgraphia—a learning difference that affects a person’s ability to produce written work.
- Four strategies for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students, within the constraints of a curriculum.
- Giving students several seconds to think after asking a question—and up to two minutes for some questions—improves their learning.