Content Differentiation

Listed below are some of the strategies and buzz words used in the area of content differentiation.  If you are interested in learning more about these you can find links on the "Resources" page on the left side of this page.  Additionally you can meet with your friendly neighborhood ACE teachers (Debbie Fox-Valdez - Math & Science or Rechele Gregory - English & Social Studies) for support, idea-sharing, lesson-planning, and collaborating.     
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Tiered Assignments/Activities
  • Tiered Homework
  • Project Menus (Tic-Tac-Toe, Choose Your Own Adventure)
  • Choice Boards, Activity Menus & Learning Menus
  • Anchoring Activities 
  • Learning Centers & Stations
  • Student Interests
  • Webquests 
  • Cubing
  • Independent Study, Learning Contracts or Agendas, and Orbitals
  • Alternative Assignments
  • Pre & Post Assessments
  • Curriculum Compacting
  • Varied and/or Multiple novels, texts, resources
  • Adding Depth, Complexity, or varying pacing
  • Scuba Diving vs. Snorkling