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Student Profiles & Differentiated Instruction - Chapter Summary
This collection of simple and engaging education lessons assesses various student profiles in relation to differentiated instruction. Using concise definitions and illustrative examples, our expert instructors show you how differentiated instruction is based on a student's readiness, interests and learner profile.
We've included lesson transcripts and self-assessment quizzes to enhance your studying experience and make sure that you fully understand the chapter's key concepts. You can use any computer or mobile device to access these lessons, which allows you to study at your convenience. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:
- Provide differentiated instruction based on student readiness
- Understand how differentiated instruction is based on student interest
- Assess learner profiles to inform differentiated instruction
1. Differentiating Instruction Based on Student Readiness
Though children learn and grow in predictable steps, they're all unique learners with very different needs. This lesson discusses how students differ in readiness, and how teachers can offer differentiated experiences based on student readiness.
2. Differentiating Instruction Based on Student Interest
Tailoring instruction to student interest is a good strategy for helping students connect with learning. This lesson will provide strategies and techniques for differentiating instruction for different interests.
3. Differentiating Instruction Based on Learner Profiles
Differentiation is a practice of providing intentional learning experiences for every student. Teachers use learner profiles to make decisions about how to differentiate. This lesson defines learner profiles and discusses how to determine them.
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Other chapters within the Education 104: Differentiated Instruction course
- Basics of Differentiated Instruction
- Creating Differentiated Instruction Plans
- Adapting to Learner Needs
- Differentiating Instruction in the Classroom
- Techniques for Differentiating Instruction
- Using Assessments with Differentiated Instruction
- Student Motivation & Differentiated Instruction
- Using Technology as an Instructional Tool
- Studying for Education 104