Differentiated Instruction + Tech Integration

edutopia article 6/23/2014

Technology - when employed properly and meaningfully - can help educators deliver differentiated, individualized and personalized instruction.

edutopia article 5/10/2014

Infographic on Differentiated Instruction
To help teachers The enhancing learning with technology has an excellent section on supporting DI with technology.

Slideshow created by Lauren Fee, Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio

YouTube Video. Overview of the 339 winning model.

Wiki: High Impact and Tech DI

Author: Amy Benjamin. Easy to read and simple to implement; it demonstrates that you can manage the complexities of differentiated instruction and save time by using technology as you teach.

eSchool News Feb. 2, 2009

Website with resources

Find the section labeled: Technology, Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design

The purpose of this wiki is to show how technology can support differentiated instructional strategies in today's diverse classrooms.

Participants will: Understand what differentiated instruction is and why it is important, Learn how technology can support the goals of differentiated instruction, and expand the tools they have available to make instruction more efficient, effective and engaging for all learners.

Abstract: This research study was conducted to determine the effects of technology-based, differentiated language arts instruction on students' achievement and confidence levels in regard to the completion of language arts assignments along with teachers' perceptions of this instruction and achievement.

Overview of differentiated instruction. Authors: Grace E. Smith and Stephanie Throne

edutopia article 4/26/2010

Edutopia article 5/3/2010 Tags: differentiated instruction integration technology

Differentiation tools and resources.

Supporting Research

Black, P. & William, D., Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, “Assessment & Classroom Learning,” Mar1998, Vol. 5, Issue 1.

Black, P. & William, D. (2001). Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards through Classroom Assessment.

Bransford, J.D.,Brown, A. L., & Cocking, R. R. (Eds) (1999). How people learn: Mind, experience, and school. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Buck Institute for Education Project Based Learning: http://www.bie.org/

Darling-Hammond, L. (2010), The Flat World and Education. How American's Commitment to Equity will Determine Our Future.

Edutopia Project Based Learning: http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning

Imbeau, M. B. & Tomlinson, C. A. (2010). Leading and managing a differentiated classroom. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Overbaugh, R.C. & Schultz, L. Blooms Taxonomy. http://ww2.odu.edu/educ/roverbau/Bloom/blooms_taxonomy.htm

Project Based Learning Online: http://pbl-online.org/

Tomlinson, C. A. (1999). The differentiated classroom: Responding to the needs of all learners. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Tomlinson, C. A., Narvaez, L., & Brimijoin, K. (2008). The differentiated school. Making revolutionary changes in teaching and learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.





Pillars of a Differentiated Learning Environment


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Three Pillars of Differentiated Instruction