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    1. 1. <ul><li>“ A Child is more like a forest, gathering every drop of rain or flake of snow, every fallen leaf, the slant of sunlight and the glint of moonlight, the fluster and song of birds, the paths worn by deer, the litter of bones and nuts and seeds, and whatever the wind delivers, taking it all in, turning everything into new growth” </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Russell Sanders </li></ul><ul><li>“ A Private History Of Awe” </li></ul>
    2. 2. Using Differentiated Instruction : “How we teach” vs. “What we teach”
    3. 3. How do we work with students with different needs? Differentiate Instruction
    4. 4. A Definition of Differentiation of Instruction <ul><li>a way to enhance learning for all students by engaging them in activities that respond to particular learning needs, strengths, and preferences. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Why We Differentiate Instruction <ul><li>One size fits all instruction does not address the needs of many students </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Mandates as found in IDEA and NCLB </li></ul>
    6. 6. Paradigms & Perspectives for Differentiated Instruction? <ul><li>About the learners (DeNotaris) </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Intelligences (Gardner) </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of Group Size (Learning Communities) </li></ul>
    7. 7. Identifying learning styles to implement academic instruction <ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Auditory </li></ul><ul><li>Tactile </li></ul>
    8. 9. Activity One <ul><li>How do you learn? </li></ul><ul><li>Before you know others you must first know yourself. </li></ul>
    9. 10. Instructional Strategies <ul><li>Whole class…Small group…Individual </li></ul><ul><li>Anchors </li></ul><ul><li>Agendas </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible Grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Tiered Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Co-teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Observations for Assessment </li></ul>
    10. 11. Constructivist Classroom <ul><li>Challenges teachers to create environments in which they and their students are encouraged to think and explore </li></ul>
    11. 12. Lets Be Practical! Who can Help? <ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Other Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>
    12. 13. Activity Two <ul><li>Putting into practice </li></ul><ul><li>Small Groups </li></ul>
    13. 14. Examples <ul><li>Distance Learning for non-verbal student in a hospital bed. </li></ul><ul><li>Unique job skills - Chicago Transit </li></ul><ul><li>Somerset Patriots </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>The way to the end is not the same for every student…..Carol Tomlinson </li></ul>
    15. 16. WHY?
    16. 17. <ul><li>“ A Child is more like a forest, gathering every drop of rain or flake of snow, every fallen leaf, the slant of sunlight and the glint of moonlight, the fluster and song of birds, the paths worn by deer, the litter of bones and nuts and seeds, and whatever the wind delivers, taking it all in, turning everything into new growth” (Scott Russell Sanders) </li></ul>

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