Adult educators know that they must carefully tailor instruction to the diversity of learners in their classrooms. But how? Expand and deepen your understanding of differentiated instruction in this three-part series. We will explore instructional approaches that can be implemented with adult learners at all levels, in physical or remote classrooms.
- ELA teachers of adult learners at all levels
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
Explore differentiating instruction through three phases of exploration, practice, and reflection:
- Exploration: Attend a two-hour virtual workshop that introduces content and engages you in activities you can use with students.
- Practice: Over three weeks, implement one or more new instructional approaches with adult learners.
- Reflection: Attend a 1.5-hour virtual workshop to debrief and reflect on the approaches implemented during the Practice phase.
- Define "differentiated instruction" and discuss its relevance to ELA instruction in adult education
- Identify three major types of differentiation and apply related ELA instructional strategies
- Evaluate and adapt the learning environment to support differentiated instruction
- Troubleshoot challenges to providing differentiated instruction
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to: