Differentiated Instruction – Thelma de Jager
Teaching Methods & Strategies
Students from diverse racial, ethnical, cultural and linguistic socio-backgrounds requires differentiated instruction according to their interest, readiness and learning needs. The application of differentiated methods and strategies not only contribute to active learning but also the development of students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills.
In Differentiated Instruction; Teaching Methods and Strategies, practical examples of differentiated instruction methods and strategies are provided for lecturers, teachers and student-teachers. These practical methods and strategies include visual, auditory, read and write and kinaesthetic and tactile students’ learning preferences to ensure no student is “left behind”.
Contents include the following:
- How to create a diverse positive learning environment.
- Diverse inclusive teaching and learning models.
- Differentiated instruction in an inclusive education system
- Differentiated assessment activities.
- Differentiated instruction methods and strategies to teach:
- Visual orientated students
- Auditory learning students
- Read and write learning students
- Kinaesthetic and tactile learning students
Differentiated instruction is aimed at providing all prospective and practising teachers and lecturers with practical examples in how to create and apply differentiated instruction in a diverse inclusive classroom.