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Demystifying Differentiation for the Gifted
The word differentiation has been around for decades and there are enormous bodies of work around the topic of differentiation of curriculum and instruction. While some of the resources are grounded in best practices, some are not, and this seems to be particularly true when it comes to designing sound curriculum for gifted and academically talented learners.
Learn how to design tasks for highly capable learners that honor the important principles of sound design such as creating tiered assignments and choice assignments that are respectful work for the gifted and talented student.
Outstanding Resources to Help Guide Differentiation Practices
You cannot go wrong if you know these educators and their works well!
Carol Tomlinson: Publications
Rick Stiggins and Jan Chappuis: Publications
Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe
Ian Byrd: Byrdseed
A Webinar Series
Reading for Depth and Complexity: Implementing the Icons in Your Instruction
Beth Ustanko and Alicia Schroeder-Schock
How to Talk to Power Brokers about Gifted Education
Ashly Hanna and Yee Han Chu
Twice Exceptional: What Do These Students Need
Jackie Owen and Anna Hoover
"Differentiation is classroom practice that looks eyeball to eyeball with the reality that kids differ, and the most effective teachers do whatever it takes to hook the whole range of kids on learning" by Carol Ann Tomlinson