Differentiating Instruction. ©Adapted from the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ministry of Education by Dr. D. Gosse, February 2008, Faculty of Education, Nipissing University. CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION. DI. What is differentiated instruction? (TYP)
©Adapted from the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ministry
of Education by Dr. D. Gosse, February 2008,
Faculty of Education, Nipissing University
CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION
Feel affirmed, challenged, and successful whatever their strengths and needs
Advance from their point of entry
Consolidate their thinking & share their ideas
Listen, question, and understand themselves and the world
Quotes on DI: Think –Pair of 3-Share
… differentiation is not really one entity,
but rather synthesizes a number of
educational theories and practices.
What do you count in your “wide repertoire” of strategies for all students to learn, so that when one strategy doesn’t work, you try another?
“Well established routines make both teaching and learning easier. An orderly classroom environment with familiar routines maximizes learning opportunities for students.”
A Guide to Effective Instruction in Reading, p. 13.8 p. 13.22
What types of rules might you establish? Through what process? How will you make your space inclusive of race/ethnicities, class, gender, sexual orientation, and disability?
‘Wall displays affect the environment in the classroom and send clear signals about what is important…displays of material produced by the teacher and/or students are relevant to students [and] promote inclusiveness…’
A Guide to Effective Instruction in Reading, p. 13.8
If students aren’t learning the way we teach…
Then we need to teach them the way they learn.
Dunn and Dunn