Four Ways to Differentiate Instruction: Differentiation can occur in the content, process, product or environment in the classroom.1. Differentiating the Content/Topic2. Differentiating the Process/Activities 3. Differentiating the Product 4. Diffferentiating By Manipulating The Environment or Through Accommodating Individual Learning Styles
Wordle is a great tool for using in the classroom, and this is just another example of how it can be used. I want to point out several aspects of this site-- it uses a wiki as the hosting site (easy to create)- is centered on using a tool called wordle- embeds wordles within the wiki- uses a Google form (go to "Today's Wordle" page) to have people submit information- has created a twitter account to advertise/keep participants up to date with information- has created an RSS for those who want to follow new wordles daily
Great explanation of Voicethread and some very scaffolded examples of how we can use Voicethread in our classrooms. Lee does a wonderful job of developing a compelling reason for using Voicethread and how to accomplish your goals.
Great post about teachable moments and what that looks like when you are an astronaut and your child asks you where you are going for work... beats Hazard! Read through the post and make sure click on the "checked" link for a great way of giving students some perspective on a shuttle flights speed and location.