Learning Environment Differentiation

Listed below are some of the strategies and buzz words used in the area of learning environment differentiation.  If you are interested in learning more about these you can find links on the "Resources" page on the left sidebar.  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.
  • Student Grouping (flexible grouping) - allows students to collaborate and varies the collaboration by grouping in different ways (student choice, teacher assigned, interests, skill level, readiness, learning style, multiple intelligence preferences, etc.)
  • Appointment Clocks
  • Think-Pair-Share
  • Jigsaw
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Activity Menus & Project Menus (Tic-Tac-Toe)
  • Anchoring Activities
  • Learning Centers & Stations
  • Schedule Chart or Work Board
  • Independent Study, Learning Contracts or Agendas, and Orbitals