Differentiating Product

Do all my students really have to make a Keynote?

Give them Choice!

Product differentiation is probably the most common form of differentiation.

  • Teachers give choices where students pick from formats.
  • Students propose their own designs.

McCarty, John. "3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do."Edutopia. Edutopia, 23 July 2014. Web. 07 July 2016.

Check out these ideas for differentiating student projects and products

Explore the MGSD Cool Tools Library for Tools to Differentiate Products

Learn How To Create a More Robust Rubric

Why should you grade with a rubric? Check out 5 reason why.


#1- Rubrics guide students in performance and teach them to learn responsibly.

#2- Rubrics encourge students to become self-reflective

#3- Rubrics take away the guessing game--this is how your grade is determined!

#4- Rubrics praise students' strenghts and support their weaknesses.

#5 Rubrics are just plain AWESOME!


Examples of Rubrics

Creating a Rubric in Blackboard Learn


"Best Practices: A Case for Rubrics: Four Student Benefits and Teacher Tips for Use - Moodlerooms." Moodlerooms. N.p., 12 June 2012. Web. 13 July 2016.