|Second Look - Differentiation|
Differentiation for Special Needs Learners
The foundations underlying the process of instructional differentiation for students with learning problems in mathematics. Additionally, the article illustrates its application using a lesson that emphasizes the five Process Standards highlighted in Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.
Differentiating the Curriculum for Elementary Gifted Mathematics Students
Description of the Mathematics Investigation Center (MIC), a tool to help elementary teachers differentiate the curriculum for their gifted mathematics students. Using the same mathematical theme that the rest of the class is studying, the activities provide depth for the gifted students by shifting from a computation level to a problem solving level.
The Power of Choice
mathematics lessons with opportunities for students to make instructional
choices is a teacher strategy to differentiate instruction toward achieving
Understanding the Development of Students' Thinking about Length
Describes assessment tasks and a conceptual framework for understanding elementary students' thinking about the concept of length. Teachers will learn about student difficulties with length and how to differentiate instruction to reach these learners.
Illuminations Activity: Concentration
By yourself or against a friend, match whole numbers, shapes, fractions, or multiplication facts to equivalent representations. Practice with the clear panes or step up the challenge with the windows closed. How many socks can you win?
The Equity Principle
Excellence in mathematics education requires equity—high expectations and strong support for all students.