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Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsDifferentiated learning refers to the ways in which, in their day-to-day practice, teachers address the needs of all their individual students by identifying the specific learning needs, responding to these needs in their practice. And then monitoring the progress that students make.

Differentiating for Learning - what it is, what it isn't and why it is important

Dylan describes how teachers can address student needs in their day to day practice in order to differentiate effectively.

Over the rest of this week we will clarify:

  • What differentiation is
  • What differentiation is not
  • Why differentiation is important

as we explore some of the key principles around Differentiating for Learning:

  1. Everyone can develop knowledge, understanding and skills.
  2. All students need to be challenged in their thinking in order to learn.
  3. All learners in the classroom need to be motivated to learn.

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Differentiating for Learning in STEM Teaching

National STEM Learning Centre