DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION WOODLANDS PRIMARY SCHOOL Yeap Ban Har Marshall Cavendish Institute Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com The slides combined the materials for the two workshops.
DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION WOODLANDS PRIMARY SCHOOL Yeap Ban Har Marshall Cavendish Institute Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com
PROGRAMME• An Overview of Differentiated Instruction• Models for Differentiated Instruction• Differentiated Instruction and Professional Learning Communities• Differentiated Instruction in Different Subject Areas• Conclusion
“The idea of differentiatinginstruction is an approach toteaching that advocates activeplanning for and attention tostudent differences inclassrooms, in the context of highquality curriculums.” www.caroltomlinson.com
Goh’s Report (1978) recommended adifferentiated education system for Singapore.
We want to make our educationsystem even more student-centric, and sharpen our focus inholistic education – centred on valuesand character development. Heng, 2011
Why do you think the writermentioned the pen in this article?
Differentiated instruction is reflected inthe Professional Learning Communities(PLC) four critical questions Richard DuFour 2004 Educational Leadership May 2004 | Volume 61 | Number 8 Schools as Learning Communities Pages 6-11
what is it that theteacher wants students to learn
how does a teacherknow when students have learnt it
Concept of National Identity (P2)Use of a Journal Use of VideosWhat did your family do Show students videos ofon Hari Raya? What did how people in differentyour family do on nations expressed theirNational Day? love for their own countries.By reading selectedjournal entries, students Have them think of alearn that although we way to show their loveare diverse, there are for their countries oncertain practices that special occasions asmake us a nation. well as on a daily basis.
Concept of The “ASEAN Way” (P6)Language Approach Role Play ApproachA way to unify the region Three of you are best“based on the ideals of friends. Two of you hadnon-interference, a disagreement and ainformality, minimal quarrel. Try to resolveinstitutionalisation, the quarrel. What shouldconsultation and both of you do? Whatconsensus, non-use of should the third friendforce and non- do?confrontation.” Immersion Approach A teacher runs her class in the style of “consultation and consensus” to help her primary six students learn this concept.
Concept of Nationalism (Secondary)Language Approach Role Play ApproachNationalism is a political From tomorrow onwards, Iideology that involves a want all of you to stop usingstrong identification of a the names your parents gavegroup of individuals with a you. Instead, use a name thatpolitical entity defined in consists of only consonantsnational terms, i.e. a nation. and no longer than six letters. I decided that we will be part of a new nation called cnsnnt.
Semantic Analysis Approach send drive How are they similar How are they different How are they differentI will send you to the airport.
Semantic Analysis Approach terjejas merosot How are they similar How are they different How are they differentMereka harus sedar bahawa perbuatan berjagamalam untuk jangka (17) __________ yang panjangboleh menyebabkan kesihatan mereka (18)__________.