Now in its second edition, this best-selling book is your one-stop resource for differentiated instruction. Whether you’re new to the concept or just looking to improve your approach, you’ll find tools to meet the needs of all your students. You’ll discover how Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and retrofitting can help you adapt general education curriculum to diverse learning styles. Features of the new edition include
"Thousand, Villa, and Nevin take three very big ideas in education - Universal Design, Collaboration, and Differentiated Instruction - and combine them in a novel and engaging way. And they practice what they preach - the information and examples speak to someone just beginning to differentiate instruction as well as the expert who wants to further refine his or her craft."
-- Douglas Fisher, Professor
"The extensive emphasis on technology throughout the book and in the case studies and lesson plans provides a rich resource to the readers of this exciting text. Administrators, university instructors, and staff developers will find this a valuable tool to support their students and colleagues on their differentiation journey. "
-- Mary Falvey, Ph.D., Retired Dean and Prof. Emeritus
"This book provides a whole range of practical tools for meeting wide-ranging student needs. Can't start from scratch because of district mandates and pre-purchased curricula? Fine-here's how to retrofit to accommodate student needs. Want to develop an instructional plan based on UDL principles? Fine-here it is, from soup to nuts. Teachers, university students, and administrators will find practical solutions to instruction firmly embedded in evidence-based theory, to meet all of their needs."
-- Jean Ann Summers, Ph.D., Associate Director/Research Professor