Meet Students Where They Are

Differentiated instruction is a big buzz word right now.  Good teachers have been doing it forever, but it has gained increased attention over the last few years and has become the focus of many school and district initiatives to improve instruction and student achievement.  Basically, differentiated instruction is an instructional theory that provides for individual [...]

One Size Does Not Fit All

Instructional Strategies Used to Implement Differentiated Instruction One size does not fit all when it comes to educating our children.  Fair does not mean equal in the classroom. For years, teachers planned the lesson and delivered it to all the students.  After extensive studies about multiple intelligences and learning styles, brain based research (and some [...]