9:25 - 9:35 - Welcome
  • What are the components of inquiry-based instruction?
  • What are the goals of inquiry-based instruction?
  • What types of support does a teacher need to build in to create a successful inquiry-based activity?
  • How is the objective for an inquiry-based lesson different from other types of lessons?

9:35 - 10:00 - Teaching Demo, Sarah

10:00 - 10:30 - Thought Experiment

http://www.ted.com/talks/diana_laufenberg_3_ways_to_teach.html

10:30 - 10:40 - Break

10:40 - 12:00 - Introduction to Differentiation

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

What does this have to do with teaching and learning?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCKZTckiI5c&feature=player_embedded

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

Some Common DI Strategies
1. R.A.F.T.S
http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/R.A.F.T.+Assignments
2. Student Choice Boards
http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/Choice+Boards
3. Tiered Curriculum
http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/Tiering

Housekeeping: