Ch 6: Techniques for Differentiating Instruction

About This Chapter

Study this chapter to review several differentiated instructional techniques. These lessons can help you earn continuing education or transfer credit, bring up your grades, study for upcoming exams or simply improve your differentiated instruction knowledge.

Techniques for Differentiating Instruction - Chapter Summary

Review differentiated instructional techniques with this collection of short and engaging lessons. The chapter outlines several instructional methods and strategies, such as tiered instruction, the Socratic method and the tic-tac-toe strategy. Our instructors outline the most important terminology and concepts for these instructional strategies, and you can make sure you fully understand them by taking the included lesson quizzes. Printable lesson transcripts are available to help you further solidify your understanding of these concepts. Studying these lessons will enable you to:

  • Assess learning-focused teaching strategies
  • Outline the tiered instructional method
  • Differentiate instruction using the menu, cubing and tic-tac-toe strategies
  • Explain the Socratic method
  • Recognize examples of a layered curriculum
  • Evaluate differentiated instructional strategies for social studies

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Techniques for Differentiating Instruction
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Learning-Focused Strategies for Teachers

1. Learning-Focused Strategies for Teachers

Learning-focused strategies help to guide teachers towards developing that quality curricula. This lesson will explain what learning-focused strategies are and give some tips on how to use them.

Tiered Instruction: Definition & Method

2. Tiered Instruction: Definition & Method

Teachers need to design and deliver instruction that meets the needs of all learners. One way to do this is by using tiered instruction. This lesson defines tiered instruction and describes how it is used in the classroom.

Using the Menu Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

3. Using the Menu Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

Differentiation is an important strategy to use to ensure that all students can access information and activities. One strategy for differentiation, the menu strategy, is explored in this lesson.

Using the Cubing Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

4. Using the Cubing Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

The cubing method is a flexible and adaptive way to differentiate instruction. This lesson defines cubing and introduces ways to use it effectively in the classroom.

Using the Tic-Tac-Toe Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

5. Using the Tic-Tac-Toe Strategy to Differentiate Instruction

Great teachers make sure to teach to all learning styles. One way to do this is to use a Tic-Tac-Toe board. This lesson will teach how to design and arrange tasks so all students have an opportunity to learn.

What Is the Socratic Method? Definition & Examples

6. What Is the Socratic Method? Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses a style of teaching and learning known as the Socratic method. You'll consider what makes this approach effective and why it can sometimes be uncomfortable.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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