Jennie Allan


Welcome to my website.  I currently teach 6th and 7th grade mathematics at Derby Middle School in Birmingham, Michigan.  This website is designed to give a sampling of my work as well as illustrate some ways in which I utilize differentiated instruction in my classroom.

My philosophy of education is simple:  I believe we should give children the tools they need to learn, and the inspiration they need to become life-long learners.  I try to model these principles for my students every day.  I believe strongly in differentiated instruction, and giving my students exactly what they need to excel academically. 

 Upcoming workshops:

Huron Valley  Schools
Recent workshops:
Albion Public Schools
August 21, 2014: Differentiated Instruction

Livonia Public Schools
June 17, 2014: Differentiated Instruction and Universal Design for Learning
June 19, 2014: 21st Century Learning and Next Generation Assessments

Albion Public Schools
June 16, 2014:  21st Century Learning

REMC Association of Michigan
Online Course/Webinar format
September 8, 2014:  Advanced Next Generation Assessments

REMC Association of Michigan
Online Course/Webinar format
April 28, 2014: Introduction to Next Generation Assessments

Birmingham Public Schools Learning Conference

Birmingham, MI

June 21-22, 2012

(Session on Using ActivExpressions to Inform Classroom Instruction)

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference          

August 2011 and 2009       

Michigan ASCD Differentiated Instruction Conference

Kent ISD, Michigan

Monday, February 1, 2010

Michigan ASCD Differentiated Instruction Conference                        

Clarkston, Michigan                                                                                                                 

August 12-13, 2009                                                                                                                   

(Session on Differentiated Instruction in Mathematics: Wednesday, August 12th 1-4 pm)