Strategies for Differentiated Teaching and Learning
EDU 673 Week 1 DQ 1 Key Principles of Effective Differentiation
Analyze the five key principles of effective differentiation and discuss which of the five will be the most difficult for you to embrace with a ―fluid or ―growth mindset.‖ What are the obstacles you see that will inhibit implementing the principles in your current or future educational setting? Which of the five is the easiest to accept? Why?
Guided Response: Review at least two of your classmates’ postings and suggest ways that may help them change their fixed mindset about the principle that is difficult for them to embrace. Share examples from your own educational experience that address any of the five principles.
EDU 673 Week 1 DQ 2 Educational Neuroscience
Educational Neuroscience. Educational neuroscience is an exciting new discipline that brings together research from psychology, neuroscience and pedagogy to help educators make the best curriculum, instructional and assessment choices for effective learning. Locate an article in the Ashford Online Library that investigates findings from cognitive and neuroscientific research. Provide a brief summary of the article and explain how the findings could be translated into what educators do in schools and classrooms. Do the findings support differentiated teaching and learning? Why or why not?
EDU 673 Week 1 Brain Research Supports Differentiation
Brain Research Supports Differentiation. In a three- to five-page paper (not including title and reference pages):
1. Analyze how neuroscientific research findings and recent discoveries regarding how the brain learns support differentiation in the classroom.
2. Discuss how insights into the learning process affirm the importance of differentiation.
3. Explain how the research findings can be translated into...