Differentiated instruction

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Differentiated instruction is instruction that attends to the learning needs of a particular student or small group of students rather than the more typical pattern of teaching the class as though all individuals in it were basically alike.







RTI and Math -In this webinar, Dr. Russell Gersten provides an overview of the research related to RTI and mathematics and describes specific guidelines for implementation for grades K-7. The webinar includes discussions of effective instructional practices for interventions, strategies for screening and progress monitoring, and criteria to think about when selecting intervention curricula. The webinar also offeres a candid appraisal of the quality and quantity of research on these topics.


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The following DVDs are available at the Fordham Lincoln Center Library at the Reserves Desk (Must have Fordham ID, loan period is for 2 hours at a time).


A Visit to a Differentiated Classroom- Here's a new style of video that takes you on an in-depth field trip to a differentiated classroom. It provides an opportunity to observe a teacher who effectively addresses the varied learning needs of her students. Experience major segments of a day in this teacher's 3rd/4th grade multiage classroom to understand how a differentiated classroom works. (An ASCD production)

Connecting Differentiated Instruction, Understanding by Design and What Works in Schools- Yes you can turn three of the leading approaches to school improvement into a unified system. This DVD of a landmark session at the 2008 ASCD Summer Conference features four of the top sages of school improvement connecting their ideas:      Carol Ann Tomlinson on Differentiated Instruction     Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins on Understanding by Design®     Robert J. Marzano on What Works in School™

Differentiated Instruction in Action-Join Carol Ann Tomlinson and classroom teachers as they bring Differentiated Instruction to life in this practical, easily implemented Professional Development Program. Multiple vignettes depict: How to establish and maintain a supportive learning environment, How to use on-going assessment to inform instruction, How to support a high-quality curriculum by identifying learning goals, How to provide respectful tasks to all students, How to implement flexible grouping to support all learners.

Differentiated Instruction and Curriculum Mapping- What’s the connection between differentiated instruction and curriculum mapping? Here’s your chance to hear the two leading authorities answer that question:  Carol Ann Tomlinson on differentiated instruction.  Heidi Hayes Jacobs on curriculum mapping.

The following ebook is available at Fordham University: 

McIntyre, E.; Hulan, N.; Layne, V. (2011). Reading Instruction for Diverse Classrooms: Research-based, Culturally Responsive Practice. New York: Guilford Press. Retrieved from:https://avoserv.library.fordham.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=347761&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Tomlinson, C. A. (2001). How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. 2nd Ed. New York: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Retrieved from: https://avoserv.library.fordham.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=70544&site=ehost-live&scope=site

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