TITLE

Differentiating Instruction in a Standards-based Environment

AUTHOR(S)
Protheroe, Nancy
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Principal;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits and drawbacks of standards-based education and suggests tailoring education more for individual students. The success of differentiated instruction is noted to be difficult to measure but studies on effective teaching have validated the approach. Characteristics of the approach include an emphasis on student comprehension and basing assessment on "readiness and interests." Suggestions are made for how principals can implement such instruction in their schools.
ACCESSION #
27170899

 

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