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Differentiating Instruction (Multimedia Kit)
A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development



© 2008 | 128 pages | Corwin

Give educators the training to create innovative and collaborative differentiated instruction that reaches all learners in diverse classrooms!

Designed around the best-selling book Differentiating Instruction: Collaborative Planning and Teaching for Universally Designed Learning, this interactive multimedia kit offers training facilitators all the materials they need to lead high-quality professional development events for educators. With an innovative framework for combining co-planning and co-teaching to differentiate instruction more effectively, this one-stop resource allows facilitators to lead workshops ranging from half a day to three days, or even a 15-week training series. Trainers will be able to demonstrate how educators can:

  • Integrate universal design for learning (UDL) and the retrofit approach into differentiated instruction
  • Utilize the four approaches to co-teaching
  • Meet legal mandates and honor students' cultural, economic, and linguistic diversity

Easily adapted to fit the needs of your school or district, this targeted multimedia kit features:

  • The companion book, Differentiating Instruction: Collaborative Planning and Teaching for Universally Designed Learning
  • A 110-minute video
  • A DVD with matching video content and easy-to-navigate menus
  • A step-by-step facilitator's guide linking the video/DVD with the companion book

Use this comprehensive training package to strengthen your professional community's capacity for determining individual learner needs, refining the nature of teacher collaboration, and developing a superior differentiated curriculum that reaches all students in diverse classrooms.

 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
How to Use the Facilitator Guide  
How to Use the Video/DVD  
What Facilitators Should Know About Practical Applications  
Additional Resources and Tips for Facilitators  
 
Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide
 
Welcome and Workshop Starter
Welcome  
Workshop Starter Activity  
 
Chapter 1. Why Differentiation of Instruction Now?
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 2. Accessing the General Education Curriculum Through a Retrofit Framework
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 3. Access to Curriculum Through Universal Design for Learning
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 4. Gathering Facts About the Learner
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 5. Differentiating Content and Materials
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 6. Differentiating and Assessing the Products of Learning
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 7. Differentiating the Instructional Process
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Pracitcal Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 8. Collaborative Planning for Differentiated Instruction
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 9. Co-Teaching to Deliver Differentiated Instruction
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapters 10-13. UDL Lesson Planning Cycle in Action
Chapters 10-13 at a Glance: Meet the Teachers  
Summary/Overview of Chapters 10, 11, 12, & 13  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
 
Chapter 14. Epilogue: Pause and Reflect
Content Map  
Summary  
Discussion Questions  
Practical Applications  
Activities for Workshop Facilitators & Course Instructors  
Workshop Evaluation Activity  
 
References
 
Overheads and Handouts
Welcome: Differentiated Instruction Defined  
1.1 Rationale for Differentiated Instruction Note-taking Concept Map  
1.2 Similarity and Differences Between Retrofit and Universal Design Worksheet  
2.1 Student and Class Mismatch and Solution Brainstorm Worksheet  
2.2 Questions to Ponder About Retrofit  
2.3 Lessons About Retrofit  
4.1 Self-Evaluation Rubric for Alternative Methods to Gather Facts About Learners  
4.2 Note-taking Template for Alternative Methods to Gather Facts About Learners  
4.3 Co-Teaching Universal Design Lesson Plan Template: Facts About the Student Learners  
5.1 Self-Evaluation Rubric for Alternative Methods to Differentiate Access to the Curriculum  
6.1 Using Bloom's Taxonomy to Differentiate Products of Learning  
6.2 Mind Map of One Approach to Differentiate the Products of Learning  
6.3 Self-Analysis for Strategies to Differentiate Products and Assessment of Learning  
7.1 Self-Evaluation Rubric for Top Nine Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement  
9.1 Collaborative Teaching Approaches for Differentiating Instruction Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement  
10.1 UDL Instructional Observation Form  
 
Matrix of Activities With Estimated Time(s)
 
Workshop Evaluation Form
Key features
  • Shows how to incorporate differentiated instruction strategies in universally-designed classrooms
  • Demonstrates how differentiated instruction works best with effective co-teaching
  • Provides reproducible forms, resources, transparency masters and the author's commentary about differentiated instruction.    

 


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ISBN: 9781412953221
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