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[teacherartexchange] Differentiating Instruction - especially for middle school

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jul 06 2005 - 07:03:10 PDT


Greetings Art Educators,

This educator was posted in Riverdeep newsletter. I am going to start
out with this quote:

"What we teach is irrelvant. It doesn't matter what we teach. What
matters is what students take with them when they leave us at the end
of the year; this is our greatest testimony as educators." - Rick
Wormeli

While this material is good for all teachers, Rick is especially
addressing middle school teachers - his area of expertise. Just ignore
that this is an LD site.... information is good for all learners.

See Rick Wormeli: Differentiating Instruction - Mentor Teacher
http://www.ldonline.org/article.php?max=20&special_grouping=&id=57&loc=33

Teaching Strategies
Differentiating Instruction: A Modified Concerto in Four Movements
http://www.ldonline.org/article.php?max=20&id=9&loc=27

Middle school teachers be sure to scroll down to see:
Books/Media/PDFs:
1 - Day One & Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle-Level Teachers
2 - Meet Me in the Middle: Becoming an Accomplished Middle-Level Teacher
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Back to Tracey's "Big Idea" (What is Culture? - posted to Getty
list).... I think one of the most important things my students took
was how the "Art Room Culture" was different. We liked our own little
world... a good place to be.

Regards,

Judy Decker

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