Speaker: Stephanie Filardo, Teacher, St. John Vianney High School, MO Day/Time: Wednesday - 2:20pm - 3:10pm Audience: K - Post Secondary Tech Level: Beginner, Intermediate Strand: Innovative Instruction Room: Windsor I - Embassy Suites
Differentiation is often thought of exclusively for special education, but involves reaching different levels of students, which is a big, broad topic. Educators often have difficulty making sense of accommodations, modifications, and strategies. In this session, you will explore a variety of tools for increasing accessibility to the curriculum that can be used with all students. At the end, you will have a better understanding of differentiation and increased familiarity of digital tools for increasing accessibility to the curriculum. Some of the technology integration tools to be demonstrated not only Google Apps for Education, but also game-based learning modes including BrainPOP GameUp (free to access), and high interest activities like Flocabulary and GoNoodle.