Teaching & Learning

Differentiated & Engaged Instruction (Level 1)


Differentiation is effective instruction that is responsive to the learner’s preferences, interests and their readiness. It could be explained as a framework for thinking about your teaching and your student’s learning.

This course discusses differentiation as an effective teaching tool. Included are many resources and strategies to help meet the learning needs of each student. Participants will learn through various articles, videos, examples, strategies and resources to adapt lessons to meet the needs of each student in their classrooms.

Format: Asynchronous Learning and Coaching Duration: 8 hours Facilitator: Laurie Trotter

  • Introduction
  • Task 1: Two Scenarios
  • Envisioning
  • Task 2: Envisioning Image
  • Concepts & Content
  • Task 3a: It's not as hard as you think.
  • Task 3b: What is Differentiation all about?
  • Task 3c: How will you get to know your students and how they learn best?
  • Task 3d:What do students need to know, do, and understand?
  • Task 3e: Rick Wormeli
  • Task 3f: Dylan Wiliam
  • Task 3g: Fair Isn’t Always Equal
  • Task 3h: Planning Differentiation in a blended or remote classroom
  • Application
  • Task 4a: Action Planning
  • Task 4b: Revising Your Plan
  • Task 4c: Testing Your Plan
  • Task 4d: Reflection
  • Course Evaluation
  • Task 5. Evaluation Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever