Integrating Depth & Complexity, Content Imperatives, &  Universal Themes An Interactive Approach to Differentiating Instru...
 
Differentiating to Meet  the Needs of ALL Students <ul><li>Use of the Icons of Depth & Complexity and the Content Imperati...
Introducing Multiple Icons <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Opera </li></ul>
Effective Use of the Icons <ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference Tools <...
Language of the Discipline <ul><li>History Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Parts of Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Vocabula...
Natural Overlap <ul><li>Novels </li></ul><ul><li>Short Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Characteriz...
Flap Book & Writing
Reader’s Response Menu
Going Across Content Areas <ul><li>Song Lyrics: Contemporary or Dated </li></ul>
Brain Bender <ul><li>I am a “Jack of all Trades, Master of none.” </li></ul><ul><li>Like other highly-qualified profession...
 
Content Imperatives <ul><li>Authors </li></ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Composers </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Benders ...
Combining Depth & Complexity with Content Imperatives <ul><li>Analyzing </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Cr...
Possibilities:  D & C Combined with CI <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Significant Events in History: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></u...
Framing Ideas
Universal Themes <ul><li>Change </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Order vs. Chaos </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns </...
Differentiation by  Layering Instruction  <ul><li>Combine D & C with a CI </li></ul><ul><li>Combine D & C with a UT </li><...
FYI <ul><li>Contact Info: </li></ul><ul><li>J. Taylor Education </li></ul><ul><li>jtayloreducation.com </li></ul>
Respect, Empower, Inspire… not only your students but also yourself… for you are far more influential than you might belie...
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  • I remember having some long days when I was a classroom teacher. Is this how you feel or look at the end of a school day?! And then you have those long, difficult math lessons to prepare for tomorrow…?
  • Icons 2.0

    1. 1. Integrating Depth & Complexity, Content Imperatives, & Universal Themes An Interactive Approach to Differentiating Instruction Across Content Areas By Cynthia Kirk “ Kick It Up a Notch :”
    2. 3. Differentiating to Meet the Needs of ALL Students <ul><li>Use of the Icons of Depth & Complexity and the Content Imperatives </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering </li></ul><ul><li> $ </li></ul><ul><li>Analyzing & Critical Thinking Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Open-ended </li></ul><ul><li>Tiered </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits English Language Learners </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits Students with Special Needs </li></ul>
    3. 4. Introducing Multiple Icons <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Opera </li></ul>
    4. 5. Effective Use of the Icons <ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graphic Organizers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open-ended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Versatile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for Integration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent, Partner, Small Group Instruction </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Language of the Discipline <ul><li>History Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Parts of Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Across Curricular Areas </li></ul>
    6. 7. Natural Overlap <ul><li>Novels </li></ul><ul><li>Short Stories </li></ul><ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Characterization </li></ul><ul><li>Author’s Perspective/Voice </li></ul><ul><li>View of History </li></ul>
    7. 8. Flap Book & Writing
    8. 9. Reader’s Response Menu
    9. 10. Going Across Content Areas <ul><li>Song Lyrics: Contemporary or Dated </li></ul>
    10. 11. Brain Bender <ul><li>I am a “Jack of all Trades, Master of none.” </li></ul><ul><li>Like other highly-qualified professionals, my income and public reverence improve as my expertise increases. </li></ul><ul><li>My job is so easy because the work I do is handed to me by my boss. </li></ul><ul><li>According to one state governor, all I have to do is “show up” to do my job. </li></ul><ul><li>I only work about 7 hours each day and 6 months per year. </li></ul><ul><li>I am just a “glorified babysitter.” </li></ul>
    11. 13. Content Imperatives <ul><li>Authors </li></ul><ul><li>Artists </li></ul><ul><li>Composers </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Benders </li></ul><ul><li>Research Project </li></ul><ul><li>Why? Why not? </li></ul>
    12. 14. Combining Depth & Complexity with Content Imperatives <ul><li>Analyzing </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking & Synthesizing </li></ul>
    13. 15. Possibilities: D & C Combined with CI <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Significant Events in History: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rise/Fall of the Roman Empire </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rise/Fall of Nazi Germany </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Depth & Complexity: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 16. Framing Ideas
    15. 17. Universal Themes <ul><li>Change </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Order vs. Chaos </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Power </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul>
    16. 18. Differentiation by Layering Instruction <ul><li>Combine D & C with a CI </li></ul><ul><li>Combine D & C with a UT </li></ul><ul><li>Combine CI with a UT </li></ul><ul><li>Combine D & C, CI, under the umbrella of a UT </li></ul>
    17. 19. FYI <ul><li>Contact Info: </li></ul><ul><li>J. Taylor Education </li></ul><ul><li>jtayloreducation.com </li></ul>
    18. 20. Respect, Empower, Inspire… not only your students but also yourself… for you are far more influential than you might believe.

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