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  • It addresses each child’s needs
  • Students learn in different ways. Teachers must know their students and their different learning styles.
  • Di differentiated instruction

    1. 1. Differentiating Instruction: The Core of Instructional Practices Presented by: Belinda Moore
    2. 2. Differentiating Instruction: Purpose <ul><li>Establishing an environment that contributes to the teaching and learning of a diverse student population </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the appropriate instructional strategies and best practices to maximize instruction </li></ul><ul><li>The Goal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide many, varied opportunities for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. If we are to ensure equity for all our students, we must teach to the standards. At the same time, we must differentiate instruction and assessments to meet the individual student needs. Differentiated instruction provides multiple entry points that all student of different abilities and strengths to demonstrate their knowledge based on what has been taught. Points for Ponderous
    4. 4. How Do We Begin <ul><li>Unpack the standards </li></ul><ul><li>What should students be able to do or understand? </li></ul><ul><li>Common Formative assessment - Focus on assessments aligned to the standards as a means to monitor student achievement and guide instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify knowledge and skills </li></ul>
    5. 5. Differentiation Based on Learning Styles
    6. 6. Howard Gardner’s Nine Different Ways Students Show Achievement <ul><li>Verbal-Linguistic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word-smart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Well developed verbal skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to the sounds, meanings, and rhythms of words </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mathematical-Logical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to think conceptual and abstractly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to discern logical or numerical patterns </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Howard Gardner’s Nine Different Ways Students Show Achievement <ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to detect and respond appropriately to the moods, motivations, and desires of others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intrapersonal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to be self-aware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In tune with inner feelings, values and beliefs </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Howard Gardner’s Nine Different Ways Students Show Achievement <ul><li>Musically </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to produce and appreciate rhythm and pitch </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual and Spatial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to think in images and pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bodily-Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ability to control their body movements and handle objects skillfully </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Howard Gardner’s Nine Different Ways Students Show Achievement <ul><li>Naturalist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Able to recognize and categorize plants, animals, and other objects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Existential </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Possess sensitivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity to probe deep questions about human existence </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Differentiating Instruction: Knowing Your Learners: Learning Modalities <ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn by seeing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Auditory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn by listening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn by moving, doing, and touching </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multimodal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn best through a combination of learning styles </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. General Principles of Differentiation <ul><li>Ongoing Assessment and Adjustment </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Respectful Tasks </li></ul>
    12. 12. Teachers can differentiate… <ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulating classroom environment to accommodate different learning styles </li></ul></ul>
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