The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning

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Looking for advice and guidance on how to implement differentiated instruction throughout your school? Learn from the experts. Administrators and teachers alike will find viable ideas and answers to questions as leaders at two schools share milestones and vignettes from their real-life experiences in converting entire faculties to this dynamic approach to teaching and learning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416606789
  • Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • Publication date: 6/19/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 239
  • Sales rank: 960,070
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     xi
Setting the Stage for Change Toward Differentiation     1
Leadership for Change Toward Differentiation     21
The Nature of Professional Development for Change Toward Differentiation     41
The Content of Professional Development for Change Toward Differentiation     65
Monitoring and Evaluating Change Toward Differentiation     108
Snapshots of the Change Process at Conway Elementary School     143
Snapshots of the Change Process at Colchester High School     162
Change for Academically Responsive Classrooms: Looking Back and Ahead     180
Example of a Coaching Session with the Conway Principal and a New Teacher     191
The Evolution of a Deep Understanding of Differentiation at Conway Elementary School     202
Example of Feedback Provided by the Colchester Teacher Liaison to Colleagues     206
Example of a KUD Lesson Planning Format at Colchester High School     212
Sample Faculty Survey About Progress on Differentiation at Conway Elementary School     215
Example of an Exit Card Used to Monitor Professional Development at Colchester High School     217
Sample Colchester Student Surveys to Monitor Understanding of Differentiation and Its Effects on Students     219
Example Letter Showing Colchester Principal's Communication     223
References     226
Index     229
About the Authors     237
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  • Posted November 10, 2012

    Book Club

    We are using this book as a Book Club book at my school. I like the ideas included and hope to see them implemented in the classrooms. Many good ideas to try for differentiating.

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