Part 1 Discussion Post
Review all module content and consider its connection to your own teaching or learning experiences.Respond to the following prompt in an original post that is between 200 and 400 words.Describe two differentiation strategies that you have used or want to try using in the classroom. While these strategies may focus on language development, they do not have to. What are some of the reasons to use these strategies? What are some of the practical considerations that you must make?
What the following video, Using Differentiated Instruction to Support All Learners (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOPe_cJ67No&feature=youtu.be), for a brief review of what differentiation is.
Part 2 Journal:
The Journal Reflections allow you to describe what you are reading, learning, and connecting to the objectives of the course and the SEI course frame work in each module in this course. You will respond to three prompts that deal with your active involvement with and active development with SEI issues course activities, readings, and team work.Reflection response to the three prompts listed below with a minimum of 5 (thoughtful and probing) sentences for each prompt.
- What are the more important things you learned during the modules’ reading(s), tasks, and interactions? How do they relate to the course and SEI course frame work objectives?
- What was something you already knew or had learned but it was reinforced during the modules’ reading(s), tasks, and interactions? How do they relate to the course and SEI course frame work objectives?
- Write down a question or query you have concerning a topic(s) discussed or read during the week and consider how you might begin going about responding and/or answering it. How might this query relate to the course and SEI course frame work objectives?
Readings and Videos for this Week: (chapter readings attached as an attachment)
Readings and videos for this week.
Lesson Plans and Unit Plans:The Basis for Instruction by G. Cunningham
YouTube: Lesson Planning:What is Required
What is Differentiated Instruction? C.A. Tomlinson
Deciding to teach them all.C.A. Tomlinson
Differentiated Reading Instruction
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Designing Lessons for Unique Learners:https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2014/02/24/udl-for-unique-learners
UDL at a Glance:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDvKnY0g6e4&feature=youtu.be
ALTELLA: Alternated English Language Learning Assessment Project