Replied to Programming – The Great Game Plan! by gregmiller68 (LEARN AND LEAD)
How are systems and schools assisting teachers with their ‘game day performance’ to nurture students to develop the necessary skills and capabilities beyond core curriculum, literacy an numeracy? It seems to me that you can have the best ‘game plan’ in the world, but unless teachers know about their ‘game day performance’, the ‘game plan’ may not be worth that much!
Greg, this reminds me of previous experiences around locking down an instructional model. You have me wondering how this time could have been better utilised by teachers in reflecting upon their practice. You might be interested in this post from Mark Enser.
Bookmarked 3 Simple Ways to Differentiate Instruction in Any Class (A.J. JULIANI)
Differentiation definitely makes sense, but again the question is HOW to do it in a class of 27 students.
AJ Juliani shares three strategies to support differentiation:

  • Assess the Process, Not the Product
  • Flip the Lecture, Flexible Groups the Following Day
  • Pick-Your-Station Activity