An educator’s view
The original PDF file is available via the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) web site. We are grateful to ACSD for permission to reproduce and use these infographics from The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, 2nd Edition, by Carol Ann Tomlinson. Optionally this book may be purchased via the ASCD Online Store – it is not required course material.
- Use the ideas in this step and your teaching experience so far to write a working definition of differentiation.
- Then share this definition via the comments on this step.
- Review some of the definitions of other learners on the course and comment on any that particularly catch your eye. You may find that this will lead you to change your own definition.
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