June Preszler, TIE, Wall School District Dec. 7, 2007 http:// jpreszler.tie.wikispaces.net /. The Differentiated Journey: Exploring New Territory. Defining differentiation Considering choice Finding differentiation through choice Using differentiation and choice. Goals :.
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June Preszler, TIE,
Wall School District
Dec. 7, 2007
The Differentiated Journey:Exploring New Territory
Finding differentiation through choice
Using differentiation and choice
(From Carol Ann Tomlinson, ASCD)
Differentiation of Instruction
Differentiation Strategy Booklets, 4-6
guided by general principles of differentiation
respectful tasks flexible grouping ongoing assessment
teachers can differentiate
Content Process Product
according to students’
Readiness Interests Learning Profile
through a range of instructional and management strategies
The concept: Counting Coup
What do you think it means?
Think-Ink-Pair-Share—Content Area Writing, 12-13
Not a person
But a thing
“The biggest enemy our children have are those things sitting in front of you and they’re called books.”—Gerard Baker
“What do you do with your enemies? You conquer them.”
“We have to redefine our enemies and conquer them.”
In what ways did the Counting Coup activity differentiate?
How could you use this type of activity or a variation of it when teaching vocabulary?
Identifying the enemy
Empowering the student
Becoming a warrior
Conquering the enemy
Know the historical context of counting coup.
Understand that counting coup can be applied to more contemporary situations, including the struggles that students face in schools.
Do a drawing depicting your understanding of the concepts and be able to explain that interpretation to group. Furthermore, I wanted you to consider how this concept might affect the way you approach students.
CNN enters the virtual world reporting the news as it happens in Second Life
4-12, pages 8-9
C Level reflects what EVERY student must be able to KNOW, UNDERSTAND and DO.
Three Facts and a Fib
Strategies to Help Struggling Readers, page 25
1.When I took my son to college, I camped out in the dorm parking lot for the first night…just in case.
2.I played soccer for a championship youth team in Brazil in the 1970s.
3.In one month, I traveled over 3000 miles for education-related business, had one accident in a BHSSC/TIE vehicle, and received two undeserved speeding tickets.
4. I began my professional career as a recipe writer for the Aberdeen American News.
Today you began to
learn about Second Life
EXIT CARD GROUPINGS
of concept or skill
Students who are
struggling with the
concept or skill
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, Maryland
List three things you learned today.
List two questions you’d still like to explore.
List one method of differentiation and/or choice that you might apply in your classroom.