Posts Tagged ‘instructional strategies’

The Most Common Misconception about Differentiation of Instruction

Robert (teacher) asks: What is the most common misconception about differentiation of instruction? Dr. Marion Blank answers: Differentiation of instruction has an admirable goal. The aim is to provide different students with different paths to learning—so each child has what (s)he can benefit from the most. Unfortunately, except in rare instances, the range of what is available is far narrower than…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Can creativity be taught?

Julia (Educator) Asks: Can creativity be taught? Dr. Marion Blank (Reading Kingdom Founder) answers: This is a huge topic that lacks a simple answer. However, one key idea is to recognize the importance of skill in creativity. Often we tend to think of creativity as something that a person is born with and which simply appears on its own. Rarely,…