Differentiated Instruction

What is Differentiation? 

  1. Differentiation can occur within a lesson - first with the whole group, then with students who may need more time to learn a concept.
  2. Understanding the difference between grading vs. assessing.
  3. Determine whether you are seeking to cover standards vs. study them with depth (race vs. the journey).
  4. Finding the disconnect between the standard, instruction, and assessment.
  5. What should each lesson begin with - the standard or an essential question or…
  6. Considering different behavioral needs of your students and providing them a tiered system of support.

Differentiated Instruction Supports