Delivering assessment-based instruction that is differentiatedto intentionally support the strengths, needs and interests of each student to improve student achievement and success in all subjects and programs YRDSB Plan for Continuous Improvement
Getting Started….Knowing your learners
“Students taught in their preferred learning styles demonstrated higher levels of achievement, showed more interest in the subject matter, approved of instructional methods, and wanted other subjects to be taught similarly.”
Bell, L. (1986). Learning styles in the middle school classroom: Why and how. Middle School Journal, 18(1), 18 – 19.
Linguistic, Logical- Mathematical, Musical, Bodily-Kinesthetic, Visual-Spatial, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Naturalist
Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic
What implications does this information have on instruction and assessment?
Developing class profiles and student profiles can help teachers plan daily instruction that enables every student to learn and achieve success -- instruction that is “necessary for some and good for all”. Learning for All K-12; Draft June, 2009 p. 31
www.careercruising.ca (Matchmaker & My Skills)
Learning Preference Inventories
York Region District School Board Portal