includes diagnostic or pre-assessment measures but also formative assessment. By considering varied learning needs, teachers can develop personalized instruction so that all children in the classroom can learn effectively. Differentiation stems from beliefs about differences among learners, how they learn, learning preferences, and individual interests (Algozzine Anderson, 2007). Journal of Educational Psychology, 90(3 374-384. Teacher Magazine, 2 (1 26, 28-31. A b c Ministry of Education.
Problems with Preservice Training, patricia Renick (1996) found that first-year educators experience many problems during the transition from student to teacher. Provide early partnerships with teachers who practice differentiation. (eric Document Reproduction Service. By: Carol Ann Tomlinson, differentiation means tailoring instruction to meet individual needs.
We feel that the widespread use of learning-style measures in educational settings is unwise and a wasteful use of limited resources". New Jersey: Pearson Education. Cross-ethnic, cross-racial dynamics of instruction: Implication for teacher education. They use different texts, novels, or short stories at a reading level appropriate for each individual student. 9 They are informal and provide qualitative feedback to teachers and students to address strengths and needs during the unit. 2, differentiated classrooms have also been described as ones that respond to student variety in readiness levels, interests and learning profiles. How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms (2nd.). This provides feedback for both teacher and student, with the ultimate goal of improving student learning.