During the summer I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past seven years. You can see all those collections from the first six years here.
Here are the ones I’ve posted so far:
This Year’s Most Popular Q&A Posts
Best Ways To Begin The School Year
Best Ways To End The School Year
Student Motivation & Social Emotional Learning
Teaching English Language Learners
Today’s theme is on Differentiating Instruction . You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:
* ‘Embracing Technology’ as a Tool for Differentiation
Elizabeth Stringer Keefe, Becky Shiring, Katie Robinson, Dr. Sonny Magana and Dr. Monica Burns contribute their suggestions on using tech to differentiate instruction.
* Ways to Use Tech to Differentiate Instruction
Anne Jenks, Ge-Anne Bolhuis, Dr. Nancy Sulla, Sarah Shartzer, Daniel L. Schwartz, Jessia M. Tsang, and Kristen P. Blair share their suggestions on using technology to differentiate instruction.
* Differentiating Algebra Instruction
Wendy Jennings, Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy, Billy Bender, Derek Cabrera, and Ed Thomas contribute their thoughts on differentiated algebra instruction.
* Differentiation Lets Us Reach Our Students ‘Where They Are’
These contributions come from Katherine S. McKnight, Jessica Hockett, Christie Amburn, Elise Yerkey, and Barbara Blackburn.
* Differentiation Is Important ‘Because We Teach Students Not Standards’
Three well-known educators/authors provide guest responses in this post: Regie Routman, Carol Ann Tomlinson, and Laura Robb.
* ‘Differentiation Is More Than A Set Of Strategies’
This post features a response from Kimberly Kappler Hewitt and a number of suggestions from readers.
* Differentiating Lessons by ‘Content, Process, or Product’
Carol Tomlinson, Donalyn Miller, and Jeff Charbonneau contribute responses.
* Using--Not Misusing--Ability Groups in the Classroom
This is a special guest post from author/educator Rick Wormeli.
* Ability Grouping in Schools--Part Two
In this post, Carol Burris, New York’s 2013 High School Principal Of The Year, and Tammy Heflebower, Vice-President of the Marzano Research Laboratory contribute their thoughts, along with comments from readers.
* Several Ways to Differentiate Instruction
I was lucky enough to get both Carol Tomlinson and Rick Wormeli to contribute their ideas here!
* More Ways To Differentiate Instruction--Part Two
This post features contributions from Megan Allen, Florida’s 2010 State Teacher of the Year and Dr. Kimberly Kappler Hewitt & Daniel K. Weckstein, co-authors of Differentiation is an Expectation: A School Leader’s Guide to Building a Culture of Differentiation.
And here’s a video we did with Ed Week on this topic:
The opinions expressed in Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.