Spotlight on Differentiated Instruction 2016

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Differentiated Instruction

The Education Week Spotlight on Differentiated Instruction is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Personalizing literacy instruction
  • The practical challenges of differentiation
  • Identifying students' individual learning strengths
  • Tailoring curriculum to student learning needs
  • Creating a blended math classroom

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

New learning resources help teachers customize texts, target specific literacy skills, and help all students find their "sweet spot" for learning to read.
January 13, 2016 – Education Week

In Denver and elsewhere, learning progressions offer one tool teachers can use in the formative-assessment process.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week

In the field of education, definitions vary for differentiated instruction, a popular approach for teaching children with a wide range of academic strengths and interests.
January 28, 2015 – Education Week

A South Carolina school district hopes to replicate the initial success at a middle school, where test scores, student engagement, and teacher attendance have improved.
October 22, 2014 – Education Week

Differentiated instruction adds depth and complexity to teaching, but it's all but impossible to implement in today's classrooms, James Delisle writes.
January 7, 2015 – Education Week

One of the leading proponents of differentiated instruction, Carol Ann Tomlinson, writes a spirited defense of the teaching practice.
January 28, 2015 – Education Week

Silvestre Arcos, an award-winning math teacher at KIPP: Washington Heights Middle School, says that bringing technology into his classroom has boosted engagement and given him more flexibility to address students' learning needs.
June 18, 2014 – Teacher

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