Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
In the session, you will watch Dr. Paratore's lecture on differentiating instruction for early literacy.
Print Dr. Paratore's Differentiating Instruction Lecture Posters (PDF). Use the posters to take notes on the lecture.
In this video segment, Dr. Paratore reviews the research on grouping formats. These formats include ability grouping, whole-class instruction, and flexible grouping. Next, she presents classroom practices and routines that reflect the research and support flexible grouping for reading instruction. Use the video image below to locate where to begin viewing.
An accompanying lecture transcript (PDF) is also available.
After watching the lecture, review your notes and consider these questions:
Following the lecture, the workshop participants discuss their questions and concerns in providing differentiated instruction to address the needs of all children.
Now return to your Differentiating Instruction Chart. Add any new questions or challenges that have come from watching the video segment. Identify which teaching practices you have successfully implemented for grouping children in grades K-2.
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