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Differentiation by Mind Map: Differentiation

1. Definition

1.1. Differentiation means tailoring instruction to meet individual needs. Teachers can tailor content, process, products, or the learning environment. Resource: http://www.readingrockets.org/article/what-differentiated-instruction

2. Importance

2.1. Provides students with a range of ways of accessing curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

2.2. Allows instruction to be reached to all learning styles, strengths, needs, abilities, and classroom activities. Resource: http://www.tolerance.org/differentiated-instruction

3. Use in the Classroom

3.1. Providing students with supplementary resources for their learning that is at their ability level.

3.2. Giving students more challenging work that still meets the same standards.

3.3. Give students choice in the classroom. For example, choice to work alone or with a partner and choice to read a book, blog, or website.

4. Medium Choice

4.1. This medium was chosen because it is easy to read and organized.