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Course Description

Units: 4 
Price: $595

EDUC 3505. This course looks at what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom. It examines the legal, theoretical and pedagogical foundations in the field of education that support the utilization of differentiated instructional practices and principles. Students reflect on best practices and national trends in the design of the educational setting to meet the needs of a diverse learning population as well as discover connections to a variety of concepts, variables and resources that will assist them in aligning their own professional practices with those found in the differentiated classroom.


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