Despite the efforts of the Individual Needs Department at my school, I still usually see Differentiation as a difficult to incorporate add-on.
I’ve been looking into the work of Carol Tomlinson and she has the following refreshing perspective on Differentiation;
Differentiation is not a set of strategies, it’s a way of thinking about teaching and learning Strategies are tools to accomplish the goals of differentiation. They are no more differentiation than a hammer and a saw are the house they help to build. a
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