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Differentiated Instruction
A research analysis of the impact of using differentiated instruction in science for ESL (English as a second language) students.
# 112597 | 4,396 words | 17 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Mar 02, 2009 in Education (ESL) , Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (Theory)

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This paper reports a case study conducted relating to differentiated instruction in a classroom with ESL or English as second language students. It focuses on the usefulness of pictorial representations and graphic organizers for ESL students and the impact that using them has on learning in this group of students, especially in science. The paper contains graphs and images.

Table of Contents:
Background of the Study
Theoretical Framework
Terms and Definitions
Research Question
Literature Review
Data Collection and Analysis
Findings of the Study

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Differentiated Instruction: What is it?: Online available at: http://webhost.bridgew.edu/kdobush/Strategies%20for%20Teaching%20Reading/Handbook/Diff_Inst/Differentiated%20Instruction.htm
  • Baum, S. & Nicols, H. (2007). The keys to differentiation. Personal communication. May 14 in Yangon, Myanmar. English Strategies for Teaching Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students (2006) Virginia Department of Education. Online available at: www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/ESL/LEPenglishResource.pdf
  • Gregory, G., & Chapman, C. (2002). Differentiated instructional strategies: One size doesn't fit all. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.
  • Hall, Tracey (2001) Differentiated Instruction. National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum. CAST Universal Design for Learning. Publications. CAST and U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Cooperative Agreement No. H324H990004.
  • Murray, B. (1998). Gaining alphabetic insight: is phoneme manipulation skill or identity knowledge causal? Journal of Educational Psychology, 90, 3, 461-475.

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