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Can Differentiated Instruction lead to Self-Directed Learning?

My question in this entry is whether Differentiated Instruction (DI) can be justified for the opportunity it offers to kick-start and scaffold the process of becoming a self-directed learner. 552 more words

Education

Personalized Learning- Lesson Plan Revisions

This week for CEP 811 we watched an inspirational Ted Talk by Richard Culatta, Director of the Office of Educational Technology for the United States of America. 929 more words

CEP 811

Video Pros and Cons

This week in my Multimedia in Technology Applications class, we are exploring designing instruction with video.  Because video is not something I typically work with, I have been reflecting on the experience from two perspectives:  as a teacher and as an instructional technologist. 673 more words

Teachers

Guest Post: Snappy Answers to Stupid Excuses (for Parents of Gifted Kids)

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of The Gifted Teen Survival Guide

When it comes to understanding and serving gifted kids, school administrators run the gamut from awful to awesome—and I’ve worked with both types. 1,168 more words

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Myth-busting Differentiated Instruction via @edutopia

This is a well-done, concise post on differentiated instruction.

When we embrace the idea that we need to meet students where they are, differentiated instruction should be the tool we use to meet their needs. 16 more words

Education

Are Scripted Curriculums All Bad?

The newest educational reform is use of a scripted curriculum.  My district jumped on board the Reading Street train and implemented the program K6 (it only goes to 6th grade), along with the partner text for 7th and 8th grades.   786 more words