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Perfect for professional development meetings, study groups, teams, and individual teacher check-out, this video program provides an opportunity to observe a teacher who effectively addresses the learning needs of her students. Experience significant segments of a day in this teacher's 3rd/4th grade multi-age classroom to understand how a differentiated classroom works.
Classroom sequences reveal many ways that teachers in every grade level can create and manage an active and engaging learning environment where instructional decisions are based on students' varied readiness levels and interests. While viewing the whole-class morning message meeting, language arts center time, a small-group portfolio session, a social studies lesson, and end-of-day activities, discover many tips that make a differentiated classroom work.
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This program reveals the many reasons why teachers choose a differentiated approach and how they guide their daily practice based on this philosophy. Providing an up-close-and-personal view of one classroom turns the theory of differentiation into a reality that is practical and rewarding for every classroom.
(ASCD DVD, 2001) 60-minute DVD with an online viewer's guide (ZIP).