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There are a wealth of resources provided here for you review and usage. While some like to dive into the sea, others would prefer to have a compass to save time on starting the journey. Here are links to a selection of strong starting places for Differentiation practitioners of all experiences:
- 6 Good Tools to Differentiate Instruction
- 100+ Social Media Tools to support Learners in Content, Process, & Products from this Edutopia Article.
- ELL Resources
- Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
- Mrs. Hilliker’s EL and SIOP Toolbox
- Fresno Unified School District: Strategies | Case Study
- Pinterest Resources: One | Two | Three
- Book: Classroom instruction that works with english language learners – ASCD | Amazon
- Reading Comprehension resources list from SuperSummary
- Additional Strategies
- John McCarthy’s Publication List on Differentiated Instruction
- Formative Assessment Cycle
Effective differentiation begins with know where students are currently in skills and knowledge. The formative cycle is an easy system for being strategic and efficient in meeting students’ needs.
- Students Matter: 3 Steps for Effective Differentiated Instruction via Edutopia
- 6 part series for understanding Differentiated Instruction
Myths – Assessment Fog – Teacher Roles – Readiness – Interests – Learning Profiles
This series on Edutopia breaks down DI into a manageable means to differentiated with greater effectiveness. Explore the ideas and resources included for beginners to get started and advanced users to go deeper into their practice on meeting needs for ALL students.
- Blogs on Opening Paths regarding Differentiated Instruction
There are lots of books on Differentiated Instruction. Not all are created equal. Explore this list of books and videos for deeper understanding of Differentiated Instruction.