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Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students

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Julie made a list for herself of the four aspects of the classroom that she, as a teacher, can focus on to differentiate instruction. She made an error. Review Julie's list and indicate which answer Julie got wrong.


Julie's List:

As a teacher, I can differentiate my instruction by changing the following aspects within my classroom:

1. Content

2. Process

3. Product

4. Size

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1. Before learning about differentiated instruction, a group of students were asked to guess what it it was about. The teacher received four responses. Analyze those responses and indicate which one best aligns with the concept of differentiated instruction.

2. The material that students are supposed to learn is referred to as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Differentiated instruction is a helpful strategy for teachers trying to accommodate a variety of learning styles and needs, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its characteristics and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Term used to describe the subject matter that students need to learn
  • Word that describes assignments used to strengthen what students have learned
  • Term that denotes how students demonstrate their learning
  • Differentiated instruction

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define terms related to differentiated instruction
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast aspects of the classroom that are and aren't focused on in differentiated instruction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify differentiated instruction as seen in an example

Additional Learning

View the video lesson entitled Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students, if you would like to increase your comprehension of this teaching method. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define differentiated instruction and understand its uses and applications in the classroom
  • Understand the importance of differentiated instruction and how it's beneficial to students
  • Define the three components of differentiated instruction and provide examples
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