Differentiated Instruction Analysis

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For instance, some students from big cities may find lessons about the rural areas boring, as the topic has no familiarity with their own life or their interests. Cases happen also when some students enjoy discussion, conversation practice, yet, others only like writing essay or reading story books. Therefore, some of the students may not be interested in the lesson, unless they can get the opportunity to speak out their own ideas. In some other cases, the so called good students tend to take many turns to talk to their teachers and leave few chances for others or without too much talking from the teachers during the lesson. In a university setting, students who can not overcome this conflict in interest prefer to be absent from class. Thus,…show more content…
It is just meaningful that we would differentiate our instruction in response to them (Tomlinson, 1999, p.24). Research has proved the argument that individuals do not learn the same way (Fischer and Rose, 2001) and it’s necessary to know that every learner benefits from an engaging learning experience, every learner deserves to be treated with respect and should have equal opportunity to reach his or her potential (Guild, 2001). It is important to take into account the vast differences among students in a class, acknowledging each students’ strengths while accommodating their limitations (Tomlinson,…show more content…
Differentiated instruction is a modified teaching and learning to help students achieve the maximum development, growth and individual success by meeting the students where he or she is, rather than expecting students to modify themselves for the curriculum. (Tomlinson, 2004; Hall, 2002). It is used not only in specific lessons but throughout the course, a part of this lesson focuses on some students, and other parts are on other groups. Teachers need to adjust and adapt the lesson for the needs of large variety of students’ needs. However, differentiated instruction does not mean to create for every student a set of individual lesson or to shorten and lengthen the lesson for weak and struggling students (Tomlinson, 2001). Doing so causes a difference atmosphere and classification among the learners and may cause negative effect (Tomlinson, 2001). Also, teachers can vary different types of lessons during a unit with the aim to match the interests and learning styles of their students, but we do not and can not expect every lesson will meet the needs of every student (Nordlund,

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