Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

COURSE: 05-244 Differentiating Instruction in the Elementary Classroom (3)
This advanced instructional planning course explores the rationale and necessity for differentiation in today's diverse classrooms. It addresses the effective planning of research-based instruction to meet the diverse needs of students in the regular education classroom and promotes social justice and equal access to learning for children who have been traditionally underserved including: English Language Learners, struggling learners, and already proficient learners. Candidates will learn various instructional, assessment and management strategies to assist in designing effective learning experiences for a range of students in the regular classroom setting. The role of technology across all aspects of instructional planning will also be included. Prerequisite: Prerequisites: 2.75 GPA; Successful completion of 05-240. Must be taken concurrently with 05-300 or 05-400 Offered: Offered every semester.