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Differentiated Instruction: Help Students Succeed With Challenging Content

Presented by Lynn Stenroos
Outstanding Teacher and National Presenter

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Specifically Designed for Educators Serving Grades K-6: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Gifted Education Teachers, Interventionists, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

  • Innovative, practical ways to strengthen and differentiate your instruction to help students meet today’s high demands
  • Strategies to increase the success of each student – from those who struggle to those ready for extended learning opportunities
  • Efficient differentiated instruction methods to meet the varied needs of every learner while saving you valuable time
  • Receive an extensive differentiated instruction digital resource handbook packed full of ideas, strategies, lessons, and useful resources you can use immediately to help all students succeed with challenging content
  • And much, much more!

Practical Ideas and Strategies

In this NEW seminar, experienced teacher and instructional coach LYNN STENROOS will share the latest, best differentiated instruction strategies and resources ideal for helping all grades K-6 students succeed and experience appropriate challenge.

Discover highly practical ways for effectively and efficiently applying the latest differentiated instruction ideas, techniques, and strategies to your own instruction. Actively engage all your students with practical, evidence-based approaches. Unlock students’ potential by captivating their interest and engaging them with motivating, differentiated instruction strategies. Develop powerful, ongoing writing and reading routines to strengthen all your students’ academic achievement. Explore new ways to raise the level of your students’ thinking and participation. This seminar is packed with new, highly practical ideas, specifically for use by grades K-6 educators.

Whether you are brand new to differentiated instruction, you’ve used it for years, or are anywhere in between – you’ll leave with dozens of use-tomorrow ideas to help all your students succeed with challenging content.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Use Differentiated Instruction to Help All Students Succeed with Challenging Content
    Learn classroom-proven, timesaving techniques for using differentiated instruction in grades K-6 … Help all your students achieve at high levels
  2. Create a Differentiated Learning Environment that Stimulates Achievement and Motivation
    Discover ready-to-use ways of effectively adapting your instruction to differentiate for your mixed-ability classroom … Increase success for all your students … Strengthen learning and perseverance to maximize the growth of all your students
  3. Design Tiered Assignments that Meet the Needs of All Your Students
    Discover engaging tiered assignments, station ideas, and ways to use flexible grouping to engage students and make mastering difficult content easier … Gain ideas you can use across content areas
  4. Provide Appropriate Challenge for Each Student – From Struggling to High Achievers
    Learn effective methods for modifying your instruction and offering choice so every student will experience appropriate challenge and success with difficult content … Effective tips for establishing high expectations for all students
  5. Accelerate Reading and Writing Growth for All Students
    Explore essential ways to structure powerful reading, writing, listening, and speaking routines for grades K-6 … Discover the latest high leverage practices for increasing all students’ proficiency in literacy
  6. Get the Latest Tools You Need to Save Time and Energy
    Make the best use of free tools that will strengthen student learning and allow you and your students to more easily share ideas and collaborate on projects … Develop an effective differentiated classroom where all students are appropriately challenged
  7. Empower Your Students by Providing Effective Feedback
    Align your learning goals with intentional feedback methods that motivate students to monitor their own progress and continually meet challenges with a “can do” attitude … Great tips and tricks for providing specific, timely and actionable feedback
  8. Challenge and Support all Your Learners
    Gain ideas to challenge and support students at all levels of learning … Design rich tasks that address the needs of your highly capable students, providing high-engagement enrichment and extension opportunities
  9. Unlock the Enormous Potential of All Your Students
    Discover proven, timesaving instructional moves that promote risk-taking, self-advocacy and deep learning … Utilize evidence-based differentiation practices to elevate the learning of all your students to new levels
  10. Receive an Extensive Differentiated Instruction Digital Resource Handbook
    You will receive a comprehensive digital resource handbook, specifically designed for this seminar, and filled with differentiated lessons, templates, activities, and ideas you can use immediately to help your students succeed with challenging content

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • Powerful differentiation strategies designed to increase academic success for all students
  • The latest differentiated instruction literacy strategies to elevate your students to new levels of success in reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • How to make best use of current brain research and differentiated instruction methods to increase student engagement, motivation, and success
  • Practical ways to assess and group students, and plan your next steps for differentiated instruction
  • How to establish student-centered classroom routines that will increase your students’ independence
  • Timesaving, teacher-friendly differentiation tips to help you work smarter, not harder
  • Best, current ideas for differentiating your instruction to meet the diverse learning needs of all your students
  • Fun, doable ways to create a low-stress, confidence-building, yet challenging learning environment for your students
  • Dynamic, research-based practices that engage learners while fostering individual student growth
  • Practical strategies and powerful differentiated instructional moves to provide students with appropriate levels of challenge
  • Ideas, Ideas, Ideas – outstanding differentiated instruction strategies you can use to help all students succeed with challenging content and become more successful, independent learners

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

As a current teacher and instructional coach, I know the challenges you face. We strive to help our students meet high demands, develop independence, and keep pace with our rapidly changing world. That’s why I have designed this seminar to help you create an environment that engages students in the latest differentiated instruction best practices so they can succeed with even the most challenging content.

Our day together is packed full of powerful, cutting-edge differentiated instruction strategies, ideas, and resources specifically for use with grades K-6 students. We’ll spend the day exploring the BEST of the BEST differentiated instruction strategies and tools. You’ll gain powerful differentiated instruction methods to help all your students excel in learning challenging content. You will leave with dozens of readyto-use differentiated instruction lessons and resources that help you work smarter, not harder.

Using classroom examples, student work samples and my extensive digital resource handbook, we’ll explore important topics including:

  • Powerful, teacher-friendly ways to differentiate instruction to help students master challenging content
  • Practical differentiated instruction strategies based on brain research and learner variability to engage all students in appropriate challenge
  • Innovative classroom-tested techniques to use across all content areas that engage students while saving YOU valuable time
  • Proven ideas for differentiating instruction that build on what students “can do”
I look forward to working with you during this fast-paced day, full of dozens of practical ideas you can use immediately with your students.

Lynn Stenroos

P.S. The emphasis will be on sharing highly practical differentiated instruction techniques you can easily incorporate the very next day.

Who Should Attend

Educators Serving Grades K-6: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, Gifted Education Teachers, Interventionists, Instructional Coaches, and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. Included in the handbook are:

  • Practical, relevant strategies for using differentiated instruction techniques so your students can achieve at high levels
  • Differentiated instruction strategies you can implement right away
  • Timely and relevant tools to help you meet the diverse needs of your learners
  • Ways you can foster a high functioning, differentiated classroom, while saving valuable time
  • Proven differentiated instruction approaches to help all your students master challenging content
For in-person seminars, registrants will also receive a printed copy of the resource handbook as long as their registration is received in the BER office at least 15 calendar days before the event.

Share Ideas with Other Educators
This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to share ideas with other educators interested in using differentiated instruction to help students succeed with challenging content.

Consultation Available
This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to share ideas with other educators interested in using differentiated instruction to help students succeed with challenging content.

Semester Credit Option
UMASS Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with University of Massachusetts Global, a nonprofit affiliate, will be available at this program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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