Supporting Differentiation with iPads
The goal of this class is to support a differentiated learning environment with a variety of apps that focus on open-ended activities for students in any content area. These apps support higher level thinking skills as students work individually or collaboratively with their peers. This class explores using apps through the lens of differentiation; especially through content, process and product.
- SAMR- Breaking Down to Rebuild: Redefining the Innovative Classroom
- Differentiation- What is Differentiation? A model for Differentiation
- Blooms Taxonomy- A model of cognitive skills
Content – what the student needs to learn or how the student will get access to the information
Process – activities in which the student engages in order to make sense of or master the content
Products – culminating projects that ask the student to rehearse, apply, and extend what he or she has learned in a unit. To learn more about project-based learning, listen to the video clip from Edutopia: Project-based learning - An Overview.
To create a differentiated learning environment, these apps to support pre-assessment, formative and summative assessments.