Presentation on theme: "Do it Yourself Differentiation with Digital Content Leverage the Instructional Architect in You! ASCD Facilitators: Lynn T. Ochs Director, Professional."— Presentation transcript:
Do it Yourself Differentiation with Digital Content Leverage the Instructional Architect in You! ASCD Facilitators: Lynn T. Ochs Director, Professional Learning Solutions Dr. Duane Crowe Curriculum Content Manager
Our Session Blueprint Differentiation in Action Assembling a Differentiation Blueprint Advantages of Digital Content Exploration of Resources Developing Your Personal Learning Network
When I think about differentiating instruction in my classroom, I feel like ____________ because _____________.
Differentiation as a Philosophy …. Making learning personal Diversity A World of Personalization
Differentiation in Action
Make a Blueprint for All Learners Like architecture, learning is not attained by happenstance, but is a matter of design. Great design arranges and utilizes necessary elements to meet the needs of the environment and achieve its purpose. - Kevin Washburn, The Architecture of Learning, 2010 Find the Instructional Architect in You!
Digital Differentiation Blueprint Adapted from: Carol Ann Tomlinson, Marcia B. Imbeau, Leading and Managing A Differentiated Classroom, ASCD, 2010
Taking Action Use your blueprint as a graphic organizer to gather ideas to take back to your school or district.
Conducting a Site Survey Check out your technology environment? Infrastructure Policy and Procedure Student Access – Mobile Devices 1 to 1 Carts BYOT, BYOD Home Access
Knowing Your Students Interests Readiness Learner Profiles Affect From: Carol Ann Tomlinson, Marcia B. Imbeau, Leading and Managing A Differentiated Classroom, ASCD, 2010
Differentiate Through Content Aligned to Standards – Common Core – State Access Methods – Video – Audio – Read-aloud Independent Reading – Dictionary – Translation – Multiple Languages
Differentiate Through Process Real World Applications Electronic Stations – Variety – Flexibility Owning the Content – Choice – Organizing – Sharing
Differentiate Through Product Student Products – Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Tools and Resources – Project Checklists – Portfolios – Rubrics
Design Tips Making Learning Personal Embrace student diversity Use assessment data to guide instruction Use digital resources to provide choice Put flexible grouping into action Expect a variety of products to demonstrate student learning
Develop your Personal Learning Network Log-in Profile DIY Differentiation Materials Group Discussion
Let’s Make Room for All Kinds of Learners …make sure there is opportunity and support for each student to learn essential knowledge and skills as effectively and efficiently as possible. – Carol Tomlinson, Marci Imbeau, 2010
Do it Yourself Differentiation with Digital Content Leverage the Instructional Architect in You! ASCD Facilitators: Lynn T. Ochs Dr. Duane Crowe