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Unformatted text preview: Cory LAI 350 F Article #7 Differentiated Instruction I found Carol Tomlinsons article on differentiated instruction in the class room informative and intriguing. I doubt its much of a stretch for any new teacher to see that students need to be interested as well as informed in their learning to be successful. However, making that a reality may be more difficult and complex than it sounds. The article states that to be successful students must understand the material as well as be engaged in the learning process, I think this article provides helpful methods to establish the right and wrong way to differentiate classroom instruction. Out of the three teachers (Mr. Appleton, Mrs. Baker and Ms. Cassell) described in this article, I feel that Mrs. Baker most closely resembles what I would consider an elementary school teacher. Her class is fun and active and quite conducive to the needs of an elementary age student, yet it lacks a clear vision of the meaning of her subject. The reason her class is not a good example of differentiated instruction is because differentiation of her subject....
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- Fall '08
- school teacher, Mrs. Baker