Differentiating Learning By Jenny Pearce <ul><li>Aims and objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and structure lessons to incl...
Programme <ul><li>Identify aspects of differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Useful strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Practical acti...
Factors affecting differentiation <ul><li>Educational background </li></ul><ul><li>First language </li></ul><ul><li>Time s...
Lesson Plans <ul><li>Look at the lesson plan and discuss  </li></ul><ul><li>where you would write about differentiating by...
Lesson plan continued <ul><li>By resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners have access to a range of materials from which they...
Lesson plan continued <ul><li>By outcome: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners are given activities which lend themselves to differe...
Activity <ul><li>Work with a partner and consider when you have used or might use one of the above strategies for differen...
Top Tips  <ul><li>Reading activities </li></ul><ul><li>Writing activities </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking and Listening activit...
Reading activities <ul><li>Give the learners the same text but use it in different ways </li></ul><ul><li>Play the text on...
Writing activities <ul><li>Learners prepare for the task together </li></ul><ul><li>Less able learners have a writing fram...
Speaking and Listening <ul><li>Role play activities can be differentiated through support/ questioning </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Other tips - oral questioning <ul><li>Repeat and simplify initial questions to aid understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Give an...
Visual aids <ul><li>Colour code handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Put vocabulary lists on desks or on the wall </li></ul><ul><li>...
And finally … <ul><li>Get the students involved (interactive learning) </li></ul><ul><li>Move students around the room fro...
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  1. 1. Differentiating Learning By Jenny Pearce <ul><li>Aims and objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Plan and structure lessons to include all learners </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiate when planning for teaching and learning </li></ul>
  2. 2. Programme <ul><li>Identify aspects of differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Useful strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Practical activities and top tips </li></ul>
  3. 3. Factors affecting differentiation <ul><li>Educational background </li></ul><ul><li>First language </li></ul><ul><li>Time spent in the U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred learning style </li></ul><ul><li>Physical factors </li></ul><ul><li>dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the list of factors above. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss each one </li></ul><ul><li>As an activity in pairs work out other factors affecting differentiation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lesson Plans <ul><li>Look at the lesson plan and discuss </li></ul><ul><li>where you would write about differentiating by: </li></ul><ul><li>group work </li></ul><ul><li>room layout </li></ul><ul><li>levels of directed questioning </li></ul><ul><li>support </li></ul><ul><li>task </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lesson plan continued <ul><li>By resources: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners have access to a range of materials from which they select </li></ul><ul><li>By task or activity: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners take on roles matched to their own abilities and needs </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lesson plan continued <ul><li>By outcome: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners are given activities which lend themselves to different levels of response </li></ul><ul><li>By extension: </li></ul><ul><li>Learners do work to consolidate learning or further extend their skills once they have understood the essentials </li></ul>
  7. 7. Activity <ul><li>Work with a partner and consider when you have used or might use one of the above strategies for differentiation when teaching . </li></ul><ul><li>Give an example of when each strategy could be used effectively. </li></ul><ul><li>What are the good points and bad points of each strategy? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Top Tips <ul><li>Reading activities </li></ul><ul><li>Writing activities </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking and Listening activities </li></ul><ul><li>Other tips </li></ul><ul><li>Oral questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Visual aids </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reading activities <ul><li>Give the learners the same text but use it in different ways </li></ul><ul><li>Play the text on a tape to help less able readers </li></ul><ul><li>Give an extension task to more able readers </li></ul><ul><li>Give a simplified version of the text for less able learners </li></ul>
  10. 10. Writing activities <ul><li>Learners prepare for the task together </li></ul><ul><li>Less able learners have a writing frame ie.guided writing </li></ul><ul><li>More able learners do free writing </li></ul><ul><li>Some students may be given key words </li></ul><ul><li>More able students will plan their writing first </li></ul>
  11. 11. Speaking and Listening <ul><li>Role play activities can be differentiated through support/ questioning </li></ul><ul><li>The less confident speaker takes on the easier role </li></ul><ul><li>In turn taking activities leave the less able student until last so s/he knows what to do </li></ul><ul><li>Give learners headphones and control of the tape so they can work at their own speed </li></ul>
  12. 12. Other tips - oral questioning <ul><li>Repeat and simplify initial questions to aid understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Give an either or option </li></ul><ul><li>Vary the difficulty of questions and target individuals using their name </li></ul>
  13. 13. Visual aids <ul><li>Colour code handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Put vocabulary lists on desks or on the wall </li></ul><ul><li>Use visuals to aid understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures and photos can be used too </li></ul>
  14. 14. And finally … <ul><li>Get the students involved (interactive learning) </li></ul><ul><li>Move students around the room from time to time </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange tasks in groups of ability </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to use support effectively </li></ul>

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