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==Big Question==
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==Scenario==
Mrs. Smith realized that she needs to make a change in order to reach her students who were not grasping the information in a whole group setting. But why should she? Don't all students think and learn the same?
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Mrs. Smith knows something needs to be done to reach all students but why should she? Don't all students learn the same?
  
 
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==Why Differentiate is important==

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Objective

Learners will identify why it is important to provide Differentiation opportunities to learners.

Scenario

Mrs. Smith knows something needs to be done to reach all students but why should she? Don't all students learn the same?

Why Differentiate is important

Differentiation is when the actvities are modified based upon the students needs.


Read to find out why Differentiation is important https://www.edutopia.org/blog/differentiated-instruction-student-success


Read the 7 reasons why Differentiation works:

http://inservice.ascd.org/7-reasons-why-differentiated-instruction-works/


Watch to learn why to Differentiate, and examples.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BVvImZcnkw

Unit Wrap Up

Discuss these questions in the Reflection page. a) Why is Differentiation important? b) Can you think of a time that you have had to Differentiate instruction for your classroom? What did you do? How many students did it reach? Was it successful?


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