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4 Proven Strategies for Differentiating Instruction

By now, we're all familiar with the fact that we need to differentiate instruction, but actually being able to meet the specific needs of each …

Teaching

Teaching for all levels — in one class

In Elise Carter’s second-grade class, some students still write their numbers backward or look at their fingers to add. Others race through multiplication tables or search the Web to teach themselves about negative numbers.<p>She does her best to challenge all of them, dividing her class at Galway …

Differentiated Instruction

Learn the warning signs for a child who may have difficulties with reading and why early intervention is so important.<p>Explore the reading challenges …

Differentiated Instruction for Reading

What does it look like for reading?<p>Differentiation strategies applied to reading can be designed to help students learn a range of skills including, …

Differentiated Instruction in the Content Areas: Strategies for Reading, Thinking, and Writing to Learn

<b>This article is an excerpt from Part II of Laura Robb’s book</b><i>, Teaching Reading: A Differentiated Approach.</i><p>Recently, in early September, Sarah …

Teaching

How to Adapt Your Teaching Strategies to Student Needs

If the student has difficulty learning by listening, then try…<p>Before the lesson:<p>Pre-teach difficult vocabulary and concepts<br>• State the objective, …

Empowering Teachers

How to Differentiate Instruction<p><b>What is Differentiated Instruction?</b><p>Differentiated Instruction is matching instruction to meet the needs of individual …

Florida's Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Guidance is a document entitled MTSS Implementation Components: Ensuring Common Language and Understanding. IT …

Problem-solving

New Teacher Survival Guide: Differentiating Instruction

• Why is assessment a key part of differentiation? What kinds of assessments could/should these be?<br>• What aspects of your lesson can be tiered to meet …