Today’s One Thing is a series produced in partnership with The Learning Accelerator.
Week 6: How do you differentiate remote instruction?
00:42 Recap of past episodes
01:40 What differentiation is and is not
03:35 Tips for looking at differentiation in 3 different ways:
- Targeting instruction by strategically grouping your students
- Offering opportunities for choice
- Universal accessibility of content
04:31 How are you using data?
05:04 Buffet analogy
05:41 Targeting instruction by strategically grouping your students – heterogeneous or homogenous grouping
07:00 Assigning differentiated playlists
07:13 Using leveled reading tools
07:50 Students know when they’re getting different content
08:25 Having interactive online discussions
09:28 Thinking about what do all of my students need and what do some of my students need
10:56 Why some teachers have been hesitant to dive into differentiation
13:08 Offering opportunities for choice
- Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/
- IXL https://www.ixl.com/
- NoRedInk https://www.noredink.com/
15:11 Choice boards
15:49 Offering students choice for how they work and with whom they want to be working
17:38 The data should show you what is the best path for you.
18:01 Presenting the same content in multiple ways
18:56 Offering the content in multiple modalities
Combining the written or verbal material with visual material
- Wave accessibility scanner https://wave.webaim.org/
- Mercury Reader https://mercury.postlight.com/reader/
- Open Dyslexic font https://opendyslexic.org/
21:30 Think about ways that you can flip your lesson plans to make them student-facing