The human brain seeks meaningful connections New technology has shown brain researchers can literally see brain activity. The brain learns best when meaningful patterns exist to chunk and organize information.
Student’s today are different More children come to school and stay in school than in previous years. Homes may or may not support the learner. Generation of technology savvy students makes their world “bigger” with available information, but “smaller” by isolation.
Tracking and Grouping has its Limitations Heterogeneous grouping may create too great a challenge for some students causing some students to a “shut down.” The homogeneous classroom may also contain students of varied abilities and learning styles.
Benefits of D.I. For the Learner D.I. can address the diverse interests, readiness, and motivational needs of learners. D.I. can provide opportunity for each learner to excel. D.I. can address tracking and grouping issues so all students move equally towards excellence.