What is Differentiation?

In this part of the session, I can understand:....
  • what differentiation is and is not.
  • who benefits from differentiation.
In this part of the session I can understand the following strategies:
  • Think-Pair-Share based on readiness
  • Vary the mode of delivery
  • Frayer Model

Introduction to Differentiation

1. What is Dr. Tomlinson's definition of differentiation?
2. What two pieces need to be in place for differentiation, according to Dr. Tomlinson?

Notes Page - Google Doc

Notes Page - Word Doc


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1. Independently review the resources that correspond to the readiness level on your table tent.
2. Download and complete the Frayer model.
3. Share at your table.


Novice - To establish fundamental understanding.

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Intermediate: To refresh your understanding of differentiation.


Experienced: To extend your understanding of differentiation.
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Next Steps
  • What is your definition of differentiated instruction?
  • Work as a table to craft a definition.
  • Write it on your chart paper.


Debrief

  • Notice the directions are the same for everyone.
  • The product is the same for everyone.
    • The teacher determines student readiness level then distributes materials accordingly.


Resources

What Differentiation Is and Is Not - infographic from ASCD



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