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Jewish day schools want every child to succeed in their learning and social-emotional development. How can schools accomplish those lofty goals while teaching many students in the same classroom? This issue of Hayidion explores that conundrum and showcases various ways that learning can be differentiated to meet the needs, capacities, and interests of different students. Articles address differentiation within the classroom, and supporting teachers to learn, transition to, and apply methods of differentiation. Authors discuss the 'how-to' as well as the larger goals and vision.
Updated: Oct. 25, 2017
Artist as Visionary: Eisner’s Conceptions of Differentiated Instruction and their Contribution to Jewish Education
Just as the artist sees beyond the present to that which exists only in potential, so Elliot Eisner proposed several theories as early as 1963 that find a comfortable landing in today’s educational landscape. This article examines Eisner’s notions of qualitative intelligence, expressive outcomes , and multiple forms of literacy through the modern lens of differentiated instruction, and suggests that these concepts support current needs in Jewish education.
Updated: Jul. 22, 2015
Students perform best under conditions that activate their preferred learning style. There is no greater predictor of success than a fantastic teacher. Effective teaching has long put the unique interests of the learner up front, allowing teachers to meet the needs of more students more of the time. Now, advocates of differentiated instruction have found a true partner in the form of flipped learning, the pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space. Call it “fliperentiated” instruction.
Updated: Nov. 05, 2014
Design Thinking, Yeshiva Har Torah and the Day School Collaboration Network: Addressing the Challenges of Differentiated Instruction in a Modern Jewish Day School
An educational team from Yeshiva Har Torah participating in the Day School Collaboration Network, seeks to provide differentiated instruction to all of its students while ensuring equity of instruction for each student.
Updated: Aug. 30, 2013