Using Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom

Updated September 24, 2022

Course Summary

Students with learning disabilities or special needs often require accommodations such as differentiated instruction. This set of video lessons analyzes various differentiated instruction strategies and presents you with a number of options for implementing this instructional method in your classroom.

Sign up to start this course today

Try it risk free for 30 days

Lesson Sample

What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

Using Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom 74K views 5 min

About this course:

5 hours of educational videos

55 self-paced lessons

10 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Wind Goodfriend

Wind has her PhD in Social Psychology and Master's in Social Psychology from Purdue University.

9 chapters in Using Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 9)}}
Ch 1. Understanding Differentiated Instruction {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[68769].percentComplete}}% complete
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 9)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Comparing Learning Goals & Learning Objectives Video  Take Quiz
Student Achievement: Definition, Factors & Research Video  Take Quiz
Using Data to Increase Student Achievement Video  Take Quiz
Instructional Planning: Quality Materials & Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Comparing Scaffolding and Differentiated Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction Video  Take Quiz
How to Differentiate Instruction with Elements of Content Video  Take Quiz
Adapting Instruction to Different Learning Styles & Processes Video  Take Quiz
Differentiating Instruction via the Products of Learning Video  Take Quiz
Multisensory Learning: Definition & Theories Video  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction in Music Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction in Health Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction Strategies for Language Arts Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction in Physics Text Lesson  Take Quiz

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 220 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
  • Answers and detailed explanations to each question
  • Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Course Practice Test
More practice by chapter