Authentically Incorporating Technology into Instruction

Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

Today's Learning Targets:

  • I understand different ways to differentiate instruction.
  • I understand the importance of assessments in differentiating instruction.
  • I can identify a variety technology tools to assess students.
  • I can identify my learning style and connect it to differentiated instruction.
  • I can identify technology resources that fit my learning style.
  • I can share different technology resources via my learning style.

Group Activities (10-12 min)

(Differentiated by readiness data, content and process)

  • I understand different ways to differentiate instruction.
  • I understand the importance of assessments in differentiating instruction.
  • I can identify a variety technology tools to assess students.

BLUE Group directions:  Click on the blue button (above) and explore the resources linked on the Symbaloo.  Begin with the "white tile" in the top row, left side ("6 Components of Differentiated Instruction").

Group Activities (20-25 min)
*Note: New groups*

                               (Differentiated by content, product, student profile.)

  • I can identify my learning style and connect it to differentiated instruction.
  • I can identify technology resources that fit my learning style.
  • I can share different technology resources via my learning style.

                                                               DIRECTIONS:

1:  Take Learning Strengths survey to identify your learning style.

2:  Explore digital resources about YOUR learning style & differentiated instruction.           via the teal tabs below. (10-12 minutes)

                                

With “like learning style” participants or on your own:

3. Take 10-12 minutes to utilize your learning style by creating a product to address the reflective 3, 2, 1 activity below.   You can use a tech tool or opt not to use a tech tool.

Note: You will share with the group in a 30 sec. to 1 minute reflection.

3-2-1 Activity:

  • 3:    things you learned about tech tools and differentiation
  • 2:    things you think are critical to share with your colleagues
  • 1:     tool you  can use as a “quick win”

Whole Group (5-10 min.)

Exit Ticket:  Let's share what you learned!! You have 30 sec. to 1 minute to share. :)

Reflection:  How will this benefit classroom instruction in your school?

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