4 Edtech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Monday, June 25, 2:30–3:30 pm
Steven Anderson Shaelynn Farnsworth
When moving to a more student-centered classroom, care and consideration must be taken to reach all learners. Through differentiated instruction, educators use different methods and techniques to ensure student success. Join us as we examine technology and instructional practices that support a differentiated classroom.
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Identify learner advantages in a student-centered differentiated classroom.
Learn 4 high-impact instructional strategies to differentiate within the classroom.
Identify technology resources and tools to support a differentiated classroom.
Assess current reality of differentiation within the classroom and apply learning to meet needs of all students.
Welcome/Agenda Review (5 mins)
Let’s Define Differentiation-A Conversation (10 mins)
What Does A Student-Centered, Differentiated Classroom Look Like? Let's Design a Classroom! Interactive Conversation (15 mins)
4 High-Impact Instructional Strategies To Support Differentiation-Review of these 4 Areas(15 mins)
Tech Tools To Support Differentiation-Interactive Time With The Technology (10 mins)
Review and Wrap Up (5 mins)
Carol Ann Tomlinson. A Differentiated Classroom. (ASCD, 2014).
Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. (ASCD, 2011).
Robert Marzano. The Highly Engaged Classroom. (Marzano Research Lab, 2011).
Shaelynn Farnsworth is a leader in the convergence between literacy and technology. She is an Education Consultant in Iowa. Her primary focus is technology, literacy, and Authentic Intellectual Work. Shaelynn is a staff developer, literacy coach, and supports districts in the implementation of initiatives. She is a Google Certified Innovator, Apple Educator, and has training in Project Based Learning (Buck Institute), Instructional Coaching, and Reading and Writing Workshop (Calkins).