Presentation on theme: "Differentiating Mathematics Instruction Session 5: Practising the Practices: Applying Differentiated Instruction (DI) Strategies Adapted from Dr. Marian."— Presentation transcript:
Differentiating Mathematics Instruction Session 5: Practising the Practices: Applying Differentiated Instruction (DI) Strategies Adapted from Dr. Marian Small’s presentation August, 2008
Goals for Session 5 Reflect on open questions and parallel tasks Practise adapting lessons to be more inclusive Practise using generic DI strategies presented in Session 1.
Open Questions vs Parallel Tasks Placemat Individually write a response to the question. What are the advantages and disadvantages of open questions and parallel tasks? Share in your group and place common or key elements in the centre. Share with the whole group.
Most Interesting Comments Which comment from your colleagues did you find the most intriguing or thought provoking?
More Inclusive Consider the overall topic for the lesson you differentiated in Session 4. Use another differentiation strategy. Choose from menus, tiering, tic-tac-toe, cubing, RAFTS, or stations.
Sharing Highlights What additional DI strategy did you use? Did you use it for instruction or consolidation?
Exit Card Write about: Something you learned that would be useful A question you still have or something you have doubts about
Home Activity Reflect on today’s work… What was easy and what was hard? How were the needs of each of your four students met? Why is working collaboratively helpful in creating adapted activities? How useful or practical are or are not the DI strategies presented?