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Differentiated Instruction

Build lessons, develop teaching materials, and vary your approach so that all students, regardless of where they are starting from, can learn content effectively, according to their needs.

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  • 4 Ways to Keep Students Moving Forward

    A look at a few ways to guide elementary students who may still be struggling with their learning after the last two turbulent years.
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    Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning?

    Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them?
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  • Making Self-Paced Learning Work for Younger Kids

    This differentiation approach frees teachers up to meet students’ needs. The result? Students only tackle material they’re ready for, and all students achieve mastery.
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  • 5 Ways to Bolster Students’ Confidence in Math

    Exposure to a variety of approaches to problem-solving provides students with opportunities to improve their math skills.
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  • A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

    When educators at a Washington, DC, high school ditched their lectures and devised a self-paced blended learning model, their students thrived.
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  • Creating a Culture of Learning

    A look at three steps schools can take this year to ensure that students are deeply engaged in their learning.
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  • A Framework for Personalized Learning Days

    When fifth-grade co-teachers gave students more autonomy over their learning, their reading and time management skills improved.
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  • How to Use Microtracking to Promote Student Autonomy

    Guiding students to create lists of learning objectives and what they need to do to meet those goals on time can boost their independence.
    485
  • The Advantages of Heterogeneous Student Groups in Math

    When students with diverse performance levels are grouped together, everyone benefits.
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    6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

    Support every student by breaking learning up into chunks and providing a concrete structure for each.
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  • 4 Ways to Support High-Performing World Language Learners

    Differentiated tasks can help ensure that all learners in the classroom are engaged, including those who are ready for more challenges.
    297
  • 3 Apps to Make Differentiation Easier in Kindergarten

    Short, developmentally appropriate sessions with educational apps can help students who start in different places academically make learning gains.
    371
  • Supporting Multilingual Students in the Early Grades

    Five ways teachers can celebrate and extend the linguistic expertise of young students who speak two or more languages.
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  • Differentiation in Preschool

    Once teachers get to know preschool students well, it’s possible set up learning experiences that keep them all appropriately challenged.
    264
  • 4 Principles of a Universal Design for Learning Approach

    Teachers can encourage high school students’ success by focusing on learner variability and creating customizable learning experiences.
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