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Newly Posted: Differentiated Instruction Rubric and Differentiation Quicksheets

Two TN SPDG resources to support differentiated Instruction (Strand 1) are now available on the

The Differentiation Inventory: Classroom Observation Rubric outlines the core elements of a quality differentiated classroom environment. Administrators and instructors can use this rubric:

  • as an observation tool to measure the extent to which the elements of a quality differentiated classroom are incorporated into the classroom environment.
  • as a part of evaluation activity measuring progress toward incorporating the elements quality differentiated classroom.
  • for training or informational purposes with staff or parents.
  • as a guide within a coaching relationship between teachers
  • as a tool to oversee peer review activity using the tool.

The Differentiation Quicksheets explain each element of the Differentiation rubric and give things to “look for” when using the rubric. Some of the elements may require a pre or post interview to gather additional information.

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