Practical differentiation: high expectations and the art of making mistakes – David Didau: The Learning Spy

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Differentiation? I hate the word as I hate Hell, all ludicrous bureaucracy, and thee! Er… Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Differentiation is one of the darkest arts in teaching. The generally accepted position is that differentiation is wholly good, and this is the cause of the wracking guilt felt by harrowed teachers: it may well be

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Differentiation can be an impossible task. Should we really strive for it? This article argues that we should, like most things, strive to do the best for our learners by finding out what works best and using some common sense.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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