The topic for this reflection journal focuses on adapting the curriculum and effective teaching strategies. Part A of the journal will investigate and explain Differentiated Instruction, The Universal Design for Learning as well as the Response to Instruction Model. These three approaches will aid teachers in developing a learning environment designed to maximise teaching and learning and make the curriculum accessible to all learners. Part B specifically relates to the advantages and difficulties
In this Exploration of Instructional Designs, I will define and provide examples of each type of design. The district that I will use to provide abstract information as evidence of the use of instructional Design is Charter School for Applied Technologies. This school is located at 2303 Kenmore Ave in the city of Buffalo, New York. The mission statement and vision of this School District is as follows: Mission Statement: The mission of The Charter School for Applied Technologies ("CSAT") is
goal of America’s Choice new curriculum is crafted to make the teachers and students more accountable in raising student’s test scores in order to make AYP (Annual Yearly Progress). More than half of our students are illiterate and many don’t speak English. This research paper will explore the philosophical and psychological foundations, socioeconomic factors, curriculum design approach, curriculum development approach, aims, goals and objectives of curriculum development, the strategies used for implementation
professional and wider learning as a preservice teacher. In particular, this PLP outlines my professional development to value diversity through the design and implementation of learning experiences, create a supportive learning environment, and collaborate with colleagues to enhance my professional practice through reflection and renewal. On my journey to become a science teacher, the development of my personal philosophy of teaching has provided me with the foundation that structures my teaching vision
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What is universal design for learning? UDL is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences, including cognitive neuroscience that guides the development of flexible learning environments that can accommodate individual learning differences. Recognizing that the way individuals learn can be unique, the UDL framework, first defined by the center for applied special technology in the 90’s, calls for creating curriculum from the outset that provides the following: multiple
contemporary education environments the application of the Universal Design for Learning provides all individuals with equal opportunities to learn from the outset rather than as an additional add on. With an ever increasing amount of diverse learners within classrooms, it is paramount educators provide each and every student with a learning program that enriches and enhances their time at school. When attempting to implement the Universal Design for Learning, educators need to create instructional and differentiated
students, regardless of difference. As a preservice teacher about to enter into the teaching profession it will be my responsibility to cultivate optimum teaching and learning experiences that will support all students’ social, emotional and academic development. Whilst this task does seem daunting and challenging, it is also exciting to be one of the many pioneers who will contribute to an educational reform, resulting in the ideal of inclusive education. Within my classroom there may be learners who
The evaluation process should be progressive to incorporate overall planning, implement changes, which contribute to success. In order to focus on school climate and norms, the evaluation design must include the students, instructions, and outcomes to improve communication and building-level concerns to be address in this response. School Climate and Social Norms The school principal, other staff leaders, and personnel set the tone and the climate of the organization. Dr. Hunter indicated the
belonging. For students to feel emotionally secure teachers will need to ensure that students have the required functional skills and appropriate social development to fully participate in all of the designed learning experiences. When creating a classroom environment teachers need to be aware of the many barriers that may affect learning. Curriculum is said to one of the main barriers to creating an inclusive learning environment. For example, if a teacher expects all... ... middle of paper ...