The study proves the effectiveness and importance of different teaching styles to promote achievement in different types of learners. All students do not learn in the same way, so why are we teaching them as if they do?
A source that dives further into the fundamentals of differentiated teaching including the do’s and don’t's and how to carry out specific lesson plans that focus on multiple ways of teaching. This is a great source for basics.
The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists has an unlimited amount of lesson plans and insights into the importance of differentiation across all grade levels. It then delves further into the technique, providing examples across all content areas.
In this video and source, the importance of differentiated teaching through tiered assignments is portrayed. Through this, all students are engaged and working on assignments that fit their need, working on a level that is appropriate to their ability level.
Here is an example of how to incorporate differentiated instruction into a second-grade classroom. Pay close attention to her chalkboard, where she keeps track of student growth throughout lessons and relies on them to determine progression at the end of the lesson.