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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 10

Hello again everyone! We've made it to the last chapter in Carol Ann Tomlinson The Differentiated Classroom. This chapter is called When Educational Leaders Seek Differentiated Classrooms and it's targeted toward educational administration. The chapter talks about how to support teachers in a school's vision toward Differentiated instruction. I don't think it needs to be… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 10

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 9

Hello friends! I've just finished reading chapter nine in Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom (we're getting closer and closer to the end). This chapter is titled How Do Teachers Make it All Work and delves further into the classroom management and organization side of differentiation. The chapter discusses how to get started with differentiation… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 9

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 8

Hello again everyone! We've been reading through The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson. Last chapter was all about various instructional strategies to support differentiation. This chapter is titled... (wait for it)... More Instructional Strategies to Support Differentiation. Yay! As you may remember, I really enjoyed the last chapter (which was all about instructional strategies)… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 8

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 7

Hi everyone! I've been reading The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson and I just finished chapter seven. The chapter is titled Instructional Strategies That Support Differentiation and, you guessed it, it's all about various instructional strategies teachers can use in their classrooms. I really liked this chapter as it discusses different types of instruction,… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 7

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 6

Hello again, friends! I just finished chapter six in Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom and I'm here to keep you all updated! Last chapter discussed how teachers need to begin their planning for differentiating their classes and how important it is to remember exactly what students need to learn. Chapter six is titled Teachers… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 6

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 5

Hello everyone! We've been reading Carol Ann Tomlinson's The Differentiated Classroom for the past few weeks, and I just finished reading chapter five. This chapter is titled Good Instruction as a Basis for Differentiated Teaching and I found it to be my favourite chapter thus far. It begins delving into the beginning stages of planning,… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 5

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KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 1

It's been a long while since I've posted and I thought it only right to begin with a new book. I've just begun The Differentiated Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson (I'm obsessed with differentiation and various ways to implement it). The book is nice and skinny with ten short chapters, so I'm excited to dive… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: The Differentiated Classroom Ch. 1

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KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 5

Oh my goodness! How excited was I to finish chapter four in Differentiation in Practice, flip the page, and discover chapter five was another math unit?! It's hard to tell when someone is being sarcastic on the Internet, so let me tell you I am being absolutely sincere. As I mentioned in chapter four, math… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 5

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KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 4

Unit four in Differentiation in Practice by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Caroline Cunningham Eidson is a Math unit titled The World of Geometry. I was very excited about reading this chapter as I find Math the biggest struggle for me to teach. I'm a trained high school English teacher so elementary math is still something… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 4

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KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 3

We've come to a Social Studies unit in Differentiation in Practice. The unit is titles We're ¬†All in It Together and is all about needs, wants, and community helpers. I'm a fan of this particular unit because I find there are lessons which I can pull out and use, not just in Social Studies, but… Continue reading KIAT Book Club: Differentiation in Practice Ch. 3