Engaging All Students: Differentiated Tier One Instruction
March 1, 2024
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Stuyvesant Plaza Tower 4, Room 610, Albany, NY
5 hours CTLE
Facilitator: Alyssa Sabbatino, Director of Teaching and Learning, Schodack CSD
"Engaging All Students: Differentiated Tier One Instruction," is designed to empower educators with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver high-quality, differentiated instruction in the tier one setting. Rooted in evidence-based practices, this program aims to enhance teaching effectiveness, student engagement, and strategies for more retention and transfer in all students.
Foundations of Tier One Instruction: Participants will delve into the essential principles of tier one instruction, understanding its significance in promoting equitable learning experiences for all students. The program will emphasize the creation of a strong foundation to support differentiated teaching strategies.
Understanding Diverse Learning Needs: Educators will explore various learning styles, multiple intelligences, and diverse student needs. Through case studies and interactive discussions, participants will develop a deep understanding of the individual differences present in their classrooms and learn how to cater to each student's unique requirements.
Differentiation Strategies: The heart of the program lies in equipping educators with a rich toolkit of differentiation strategies. From flexible grouping and tiered assignments to choice boards and technology integration, participants will learn practical techniques to tailor instruction to meet the diverse needs of their students while maintaining a strong focus on tier one instruction.
Assessment and Progress Monitoring: Participants will gain insights into formative assessment tools and progress monitoring techniques to inform instructional decisions. Understanding how to continuously assess and adjust tier one instruction ensures that educators can respond effectively to their students' evolving needs.