Resources for Differentiated Instruction
How can you begin to meet the needs of
all the different learners in your classroom?
The strategies that fall under the paradigm of differentiated instruction provide many innovative and purposeful techniques for helping teachers reach ALL students. Included below are some resources to help the teacher in understanding how to make this happen. See the link to workshops for personalized professional learning that focuses on the five steps to making differentiated instruction an effective teaching philosophy at your school.
What is differentiated instruction?
Overview of basic DI information
Overview and definition of differentiation by Gateway School District
Differentiated Instruction by Internet4classrooms
Excellent page with links to instructional theory, practical tips and lessons/units about differentiated instruction.
Dare to Differentiate - Great Wiki - Wonderful Resources
Strategies for Differentiation - Cherokee County Schools
Differentiating in Middle and Secondary Math http://www.roeachievementconference.org/Handouts/RSAC_Secondary_Math_
Cubing Activities and ThinkDOTS
INTEGRATING THE ARTS
Math Interest Survey ($2.00 fee)
Reading/Language Arts Survey by Lisa Peterson
Learning Styles Inventories
Abiator's Online Learning Styles Inventory Test
Learning Styles Online Survey
LEXILE LEVELED READINGScholastic Lexile Leveled Articles
Overview of MI by Thomas Armstrong
MI product grids for MI by Roger Taylor
Multiple Intelligence Survey for Students
Sample Tic-Tac-Toe Assignments
Tiering Information - Diane Heacox - Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom
Great General Information on Tiering
Indiana State Department of Education - Sample Tiered Lessons
Layered Curriculum by Kathy Nunley