Differentiated Instruction. Reference:. ASCD Institute led by Carol Ann Tomlinson & Marcia Imbeau in February 2011 in Houston, Texas. In Our Schools, We Have:. More students speaking more languages than ever; Increasing numbers of students with learning difficulties;
In spite of the great & growing variety of students in our classrooms…
Develop a metaphor, analogy, or
that you think
Explain to a new
differentiation is in terms of what he/she
would be doing in the classroom – & why. The definition
should help the new
teacher develop an
image of differentiation
Write a definition of differentiation
you feel clarifies its
& principles.In other words, a
definition that could clarify thinking here at your school.
At its most basic level, differentiating instruction means shaking up what goes on in the classroom so that students have multiple options for:
are key at this stage.
Specific Curriculum Outcomes are key at this stage.
This stage combines what we know about our students with the curriculum we’re going to share.
The Key? A shift in the traditional mindset.
Using Sternberg’s Theory of Intelligences
A Differentiated Lesson Using Sternberg’s Three Intelligences