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