Topics include approaches to differentiating the content students learn, the process through which they learn it, and how they demonstrate what they have learned. A Retrofit and a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach to differentiation are learned, practiced, and viewed via video footage of actual classrooms. Participants also will explore whole class, group, and individualized instructional strategies designed to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Length 3 hours to 2 days
“Three big ideas combined in an engaging way”
Thousand, Villa, & Nevin take three very big ideas in education – Universal Design, Collaboration, and Differentiated Instruction–and combine them in a novel and engaging way.