Product Differentiation

Listed below are some of the strategies and buzz words used in the area of product 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.
  • RAFT - Role, Audience, Format, Topic - a product menu for varying product
  • Frozen Tableau
  • Cubing
  • Choice of Products
  • Learning Styles
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Student Interests
  • Web 2.0 Tools
  • Webquests
  • Bloom's Taxonomy HOTS (Higher Order Thinking Skills)
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Tiered Assignments/Activities
  • Tiered Rubrics
  • Tiered Homework
  • Project Menus (Tic-Tac-Toe, Choose Your Own Adventure)
  • Choice Boards, Learning Menus & Activity Menus
  • Anchoring Activities
  • Learning Centers & Stations
  • Independent Study, Learning Contracts or Agendas, and Orbitals
  • Alternative Assignments
  • Students as Producers vs. Consumers of information