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Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 by Grace E. Smith, Stephanie Throne

By Grace E. Smith, Stephanie Throne

Harness the 'power of two': Differentiated guide plus expertise equals a greater studying surroundings for varied students.Differentiating guideline with expertise in K-5 study rooms is helping latest educators know the way to right away use know-how as a device to distinguish guide. The authors offer quite a few useful educational options to deal with a large diversity of studying types, talents, and curriculum content material. inventive, ready-to-use classes mapped to curriculum content material criteria, actions, and templates enable lecturers to kick-start their use of expertise in differentiating instruction.Learn find out how to use expertise to distinguish by way of scholar curiosity, readiness, skill, studying profile, content material, procedure, and product. A bankruptcy devoted to employing know-how to express subjects--art, song, actual schooling, and overseas language--rounds out the instruction-specific content material. the ultimate chapters concentrate on utilizing know-how to evaluate pupil studying and deal with the differentiated classroom.Topics include:-technology integration-teacher training-curriculum design-math-science-social studies-langauge artslesson plans-assessment additionally on hand: nationwide academic know-how criteria for academics: moment variation - ISBN 1564842436 it is Elementary!: Integrating know-how within the basic Grades - ISBN 1564842282The overseas Society for expertise in schooling (ISTE) is the depended on resource for pro improvement, wisdom new release, advocacy and management for innovation. ISTE is the most well known club organization for educators and schooling leaders engaged in bettering instructing and studying through advancing the powerful use of know-how in PK-12 and instructor schooling. domestic of the nationwide academic know-how criteria (NETS), the guts for utilized study in academic know-how (CARET), and ISTE's annual convention (formerly often called the nationwide academic Computing convention, or NECC), ISTE represents greater than 100,000 execs around the world. We aid our contributors with info, networking possibilities, and tips as they face the problem of remodeling schooling. the various components within which we put up are: -Web. 2.0 within the classroom-RSS, podcasts, and extra -National academic know-how criteria (NETS) -Professional improvement for educators and directors -Integrating know-how into the school room and curriculum -Safe practices for the web and expertise -Educational expertise for fogeys

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Introduction: Each WebQuest opens with a succinct but clear paragraph or statement that supplies background information, such as the rationale for and significance of the WebQuest. Perhaps the most important feature of step one is to prompt excitement and to motivate the students to undertake the principal task of the WebQuest. 2. Task: A description of the students' end goal or objective. Often, a WebQuest centers on a problem students must solve or a question they must answer. 3. Process: A summary of approaches students might draw on and the activities they might complete to fulfill the task.

First, technology is a patient, accommodating teacher that can "tutor" students until they learn. Second, technology can also bring exciting real-world projects into the classroom. Third, technology can provide scaffolds and tools to support and enhance learning. In the case of differentiating by readiness, technology is unsurpassed because it allows learning to be personalized. Here are some ways teachers can use technology to differentiate by readiness: • Teachers can use technology to create or access a survey tool to determine readiness.

6. For component F, everyone is assessed on the topics taught by student experts. « Consider having your students fill out both self-assessment and peer-assessment forms that they'll turn in to you. « Complete final assessment for each individual student. 30 DIFFERENTIATING INSTRUCTION WITH TECHNOLOGY IN K-5 CLASSROOMS (c) 2011 International Society for Technology in Education. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER 2 Using Technology to Differentiate by Interest Related Technologies: Jigsaw Croup Lesson Plan Rubric-Creation Tools How rubric-creation tools will be used in the activity: The majority of sample activities and lesson plans in this book require the use of one or more rubrics as a part of the evaluation process.

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