Differentiated Instruction (Responsive Teaching) in a World of Standards and Accountability

Differentiated instruction is a nice idea, but what happens when it comes to grading students or those high-stakes, standardized tests? Do we really believe what is fair isn’t always equal, and it’s okay to do different things for different students along different timelines and pathways? 

Being sensitive to students’ readiness levels and backgrounds while holding them accountable for the same standards can be a challenge. What works? Join us for a provocative and entertaining address that examines differentiating instruction for diverse learners while also meeting the needs of standards and accountability. We’ll bust differentiated instruction myths and get to our core beliefs as educators.