Math Differentiation Through TechnologyPresentation Transcript
What are YOU afraid of? Top 8 concerns about differentiation.
8. Unsure of how to implement it 7. Lack of student independence 6. Lack of resources and materials 5. Unsure of management strategies 4. Class size 3. Range of students’ needs 2. Amount of Preparation 1. TIME
Technology can be used to save time and help manage a differentiated classroom!
www.portaportal.com Bookmark pages online for your students to use. To differentiate for student needs, provide opportunities for different levels of reading or practice on the same topic, guide some students to more in-depth study using Webquests. Use certain websites as anchoring activities for students when they have finished with their work. Creating an account is free and easy!
www.surveymonkey.com Create online surveys that can be analyzed online for you. Use this site to create differentiated assessments for your students. Use this site for pre and post testing. Creating an account is free and easy!
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ Use Rubistar to create rubrics for assessing student work. To differentiate for students, create a generic rubric that can be used for multiple projects, or create separate rubrics for each type of student product choice. Registration is free and easy!
www.spellingcity.com Use Spelling City to post spelling lists for your students to practice and take tests online. Differentiate by posting separate lists. Students can print the results of their tests or a certificate to show completion. Registration is free and easy!
www.thatquiz.org Create multiple choice quizzes online for your students to complete. Differentiate for students by using this site for pre and post testing. Search for quizzes posted by other teachers. Thatquiz will score the quizzes and give students and teacher instant feedback. Registration is free and easy!
http://edhd.bgsu.edu/ode/ Register to view information from the experts on gifted education. Resources include videos, Power Point presentations, and articles. This site provides resources for differentiation. In order to use this site, you will need to let us know so that we can register you with the program.
My Portaportal Account Guest access: Renegar View lots of great content related links for your classroom. I update these regularly as I find new ones. If you have a topic you would like links for, please feel free to contact me and I will add them in. Many of the links are interactive tutorials or games for various age groups.
Virtual timer www.timeme.com
URL ant www.urlant.com
Virtual Dice www.urlant.com//yvwjlq
Interactive 100s chart www.urlant.com//yvwjlt
Timeline generator www.urlant.com//yvwjlu
Poster creator www.smartart.com
Printable rulers, graph paper, protractors in the math tools section on my portaportal
Ohio Treasure Chest www.ohiotreasurechest.org Math Links from Hoagies Gifted http://www.hoagiesgifted.com/math.htm Internet4Classrooms on Differentiation http://www.internet4classrooms.com/di.htm Using technology to support diverse learners http://www.wested.org/cs/tdl/download/lib/2527/FindingeText1006.pdf?x-r=pcfile_d Tech tips http://www.wested.org/cs/tdl/download/lib/2591/utsdlhandouts.pdf?x-r=pcfile_d