Welcome to the course
- Examine the key principles of effective differentiated learning.
- Explore the links between Assessment for Learning and differentiation.
- Focus on a range of different classroom examples from the STEM subjects that will help you develop your adaptive teaching repertoire.
Course supportTo get the most out of this course, you’ll collaborate with other teachers, both in your workplace and with others online, to take the ideas from this course into practice. You’ll be supported by two course mentors, Jane Winter and Alessio Bernardelli, who will guide your thinking and practice through the course discussions, between 2 Nov – 6 Dec 2020.Download our Quick Guide to Effective Online CPD, to help you meet your development goals during this course. This includes a reflection grid to capture your learning each week on the course and along with the self-audit task (below) is evidence of your professional development. You can download the reflection grid template or copy a Google Doc version to complete each week.
Self-audit of your current practiceThis self-audit task is for teachers and educators, to help you review your current practice and thinking on differentiation for learning. Setting a development goal and being able to assess your own development is a crucial part of professional practice, so we will be revisiting your responses to the self-audit later.
- Access the self-audit task and complete it.
- At the end of the self-audit, click My responses.
- Click Download as PDF.
- Save the PDF where you will be able to retrieve it to review at the end of the course and acts as a record of your professional development
- Share your professional development goal in the comments at the bottom of this step.
Introductions and goalsIntroduce yourself in the comments below, saying what age your students are and the subject(s) you teach. What will your development goal be for this course?
Mark completeWhen you complete a step on the course, click Mark as Complete at the bottom right. This helps you keep track of your progress. Mark over 90% of the course steps complete and you’ll be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement when you Upgrade and a STEM Certificate from STEM Learning (details on the final step of the course).
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