Differentiated instruction All learners can learn Different learners learn differently NOT individualized instruction Support is provided at different levels Support is provided through different means
Engaged Learning What are indicators? – Collaborative – Responsibility – Challenging – Interwoven – curriculum and instruction – Interactive – Exploratory – Facilitated/guided
NSSE 2007 Report Six effective educational practices: – Students devote time to purposeful tasks – Students interact with peers/faculty – Students experience diversity in contact – Students receive frequent feedback – Students see how what is learned works in other contexts – Students participate in research, study abroad, etc.
In groups, summarize the Understanding by Design article