Technology and Differentiation


“If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.Ignacio Estrada



Housekeeping:

  • Sign up for individual lesson plan consultations
  • Next week ONLINE - Web activity on Copyright and Fair Use
    • First, create an account here
    • Then, login using username and password you provided
    • Select the case on Copyright and Fair Use and begin!
    • Finish the case by November 10
  • Reminder: Individual lesson plans due November 3rd by 10:40am posted to BlackBoard discussion forum
  • Homework for November 10 -reading assignment on Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning




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Presentation: Technology and Differentiation

  • Overview of differentiation basics (slides available on BlackBoard)

Activity: Connecting technology with differentiation


Synthesis: What technologies stand out?


Theory to Practice: Differentiation and technology on the ground level




HW:



References:


Tomlinson, C.A. (1999). The differentiated classroom: Responding to the needs of all learners. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Tomlinson, C.A. & Eidson, C.C. (2003). Differentiation in practice: A resource guide for differentiating curriculum. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Note: Both of these books are available in the T/TAC section of the LRC in Jones Hall.