Personalizing Learning for Your Students - TTC 103
Previously titled: Differentiated Strategies
Not being offered in 2017.
In the non-selective admissions environment of most international schools, effective teachers strive to personalize learning to meet the needs of diverse learners. Participants in this course will develop a framework for effective inclusive instruction by gaining practical experience in applying the five major conceptual keys of personalized learning:
- Knowing our students
- Knowing our curriculum
- Knowing our assessments
- Knowing our pedagogy
- Knowing our relationships
Specifically, participants will apply their knowledge in:
- Data-gathering in order to develop a deep understanding of students as learners
- Metacognitive unit planning for instructional delivery
- Developing approaches to assessment that include students as end-users of assessment data and to support future learning
- Acquiring research-based strategies that support differentiation
- Learning and practicing principles of adult and student collaboration to enhance student learning
- Assisting students to better understand themselves as learners
In order to access course materials, participants are required to bring a laptop computer with wireless internet capability and appropriate adapters to this course.
THIS COURSE IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE 'NEXT FRONTIER INCLUSION' CERTIFICATE IN INCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION. For more information visit: www.nextfrontierinclusion.org or contact Ochan Kusuma-Powell at Nextfrontierinclusion@gmail.com.