Reaching All Students: Helping Teachers Differentiate Instruction in Grades 3-8

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Reaching All Students: Helping Teachers Differentiate Instruction in Grades 3-8. Dr. Janet H. Caldwell Rowan University caldwell@rowan.edu. Talk a Mile a Minute. Talk a Mile a Minute. Rectangle Square Circle Parallelogram Perpendicular Pamela Anderson. Talk a Mile a Minute. Triangle

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## Reaching All Students: Helping Teachers Differentiate Instruction in Grades 3-8

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### Reaching All Students: Helping Teachers Differentiate Instruction in Grades 3-8

Dr. Janet H. Caldwell

Rowan University

caldwell@rowan.edu

Talk a Mile a Minute
• Rectangle
• Square
• Circle
• Parallelogram
• Perpendicular
• Pamela Anderson
Talk a Mile a Minute
• Triangle
• Equilateral
• Trapezoid
• Parallel
• Aerobics
Overview
• Cooperative Groups
• Scaffolding
• Tiered Assignments
Keisha’s Number
• From Get It Together
Keisha’s Number
• Multiple of 3
• Multiple of 5
• Sum of digits is even
• Largest number on hundreds chart that fits all clues
• Larger than 50
• Product of digits is odd
Four A
• From United We Solve
Four A
• Faures sharing one pizza four ways, but pieces not the same size
• Arlo & Angel (twins) get identical pieces
• Alice’s piece is 3 times as big as Andy’s
• Andy’s piece is half the size of Arlo’s
• Alice’s piece is 1½ times the size of Angel’s
• Alice and Andy together have as much as the twins
• What fraction does each person get?
Cooperative Learning
• Talk a Mile a Minute
• “Jigsaw” problems
• “Be the Expert”

Student characteristics

Process

Grouping or centers

Multiplying Whole Numbers
• Use base ten blocks to find each product and draw a picture to show how you found the answer.

3 X 13

4 X 23

• Context-embedded
• Use manipulatives or drawings
Multiplying Fractions
• Ms. Anderson buys ½ of a pan of brownies that is 2/3 full.
Multiplying Fractions
• Mr. Gregg buys ¾ of a pan of brownies that is ½ full.

2 of 3 rows

3 of 4 in each row

Array
Scaffolding
• Structured questions
• Hints
Tiered Assignments
• Equal is not always fair
• Pick Five
• Do and Choose
Cooperative Learning

Scaffolding

Tiered Assignments

Focus on important math content

Consider student needs & interests

Have high expectations for all students

Differentiate
Cooperative Learning

Scaffolding

Tiered Assignments

Focus on important math content

Consider student needs & interests

Have high expectations for all students

Differentiate
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