The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Different “Levels” is a page on Larry Ferlazzo’s blog. As more states move to Common Core standards, there is the need for non-fiction articles for students to analyze. These sites give you the same article on various reading levels.
Differentiating Instruction Using Keys for Learning is a presentation that helps teachers increase the rigor of their questions and probes deeper into the learning standards using “Keys”.
Cast.org has numerous resources to help teachers implement Universal Design for Learning including the what of learning, the how of learning, and the affective component of learning.
Applying Blooms Taxonomy in the Classroom
has a nice grid of sample questions and potential activities and products for students to show mastery.
Intel Compelling Learning for K-12 Teachers
offers online, free, classes on topics ranging from Data Analysis, Educational Leadership, assessment, collaboration in digital classrooms, and project based learning.
Intel K-12 Project Based Learning for Students
has free webinar based learning course to help you as the teacher design project based, real-life, learning experiences for your students.
The Elementary Flat Classroom Blog has practical tips on how to break down the walls of your classroom and expand your students’ learning with global connections. Are you brave enough to have a “flat” classroom next school year?
Bloomin Google on Kathy Schrock.Net is a great play on Bloom’s Taxonomy using Web 2.0 free Google Resources to reach each of the learning domains.
Blooms Pyramid of Web 2.0 shows various online content to facilitate learning at all levels of the taxonomy.
Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology outlines the technology used at Forest Lake Elementary in SC to differentiate instruction for students.
Learning Planet is a subscription based web site with some great subject area games and activities for students. Pricing is very reasonable at $39.95/yr for up to 5 students (Could be used on Promethean board), or you could sign up your entire classroom for $99.95/yr. Would be great for centers or a way to help differentiate instruction.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Differentiated Instruction | Posted on March 8, 2010