Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Differentiated Instruction

Handling a classroom of learners who share mixed abilities can be a challenge. Differentiated instruction is a good way to meet this challenge. Take a look at the following videos:

Teaching content courses to English language learners will require a great deal of differentiated instruction.

Question: When reflecting on your own experience in the classroom, how have you differentiated content, process, or product, taking into account the learners readiness, interests, and learning preference? As content teachers, how might this change when teaching content language as a foreign language?