Objectives:
  • I can explain the rationale for differentiated instruction.
  • I can describe what it means to differentiate by product, process, and content.

8:30 - 9:00 - Introduction to D.I.

Classroom Examples
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6WJdsb0dfM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBB2qnHsTEs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm4xFufBn6s

http://fritzente801.wikispaces.com/file/view/differentiation_cuecard.pdf - Differentiation Cue Card

9:00 - 9:30 - Differentiated Instruction Discussion
  • What did you learn from your preparation? What questions do you have?

9:30- 10:10 - Differentiated Instruction Choice Board


Reference: daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com

Group Brainstorm - Possible D.I. Strategies

10:10 - 10:30 - Major Assessment Introduction
  • Create a lesson plan that would go directly after or directly before the lesson you taught at Garry. Use the lesson design plan form. Complete the TPA context for learning form and answer the commentary questions for Task 1.

Housekeeping:
  • Who would like to do a teaching model demonstrating differentiated instruction next Thursday? Kevin, Jordan
  • Field Journal - due 4/18
  • Reading Assignment - TPA Handbook for your subject (available on Blackboard under EdTPA materials); Read the overview and study the directions and rubrics for Task 1. Due 4/18