Differentiated Instruction:       An Overview
What is differentiated instruction?  There are varying definitions, but the  central point is that educators must meet  th...
How do you adjust the curriculum? Adjust the Content - What is being taught Adjust the Process – Skills and activities ...
Basic Principles of                   Differentiated Instruction Assessment is the foundation Instruction is adjusted ba...
Basic Principles of             Differentiated Instruction Students strengths are emphasized Teachers take into consider...
Summary    Differentiated Instruction…   Adjust curriculum, teaching strategies, and    classroom environment to meet the...
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Differentiated Instruction: An Overview

  1. 1. Differentiated Instruction: An Overview
  2. 2. What is differentiated instruction? There are varying definitions, but the central point is that educators must meet the needs of all students for those students to be academically successful. To do so educators need to adjust: curriculum teaching strategies classroom environment
  3. 3. How do you adjust the curriculum? Adjust the Content - What is being taught Adjust the Process – Skills and activities Adjust the Product – the end results that show students have mastered the content
  4. 4. Basic Principles of Differentiated Instruction Assessment is the foundation Instruction is adjusted based on assessments Teachers use a variety of teaching strategies  Flexible grouping (students work in variety of group settings)  Tiered Instruction  Independent study centers  Learning centers  Interest centers Students strengths are emphasized Teachers take into consideration students’ learning modalities Teachers take into consideration students’ interests Clearly established criteria help support students’ success
  5. 5. Basic Principles of Differentiated Instruction Students strengths are emphasized Teachers take into consideration students’ learning modalities Teachers take into consideration students’ interests Clearly established criteria help support students’ success
  6. 6. Summary Differentiated Instruction… Adjust curriculum, teaching strategies, and classroom environment to meet the needs of all students. Assessment is the foundation of differentiated instruction. All students do not learn at the same pace or in the same way, and have different interests and motivations. Clearly defined criteria mean students know what is expected of them.

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