||Differentiated Instruction Features
|Provide multiple examples.
||The teacher provides multiple examples throughout the lesson with multiple models, practice activities, and additional math problems.
|Highlight critical features.
||The teacher highlights critical features of the mathematics by stopping and calculating, checking in with students, and modeling behavior.
|Provide multiple media and formats.
||The teacher supports understanding by identifying patterns not only in text but also in the environment of the classroom, school, etc.
|Support background context.
||Teachers analyze or pre-test students for key pre-skills and background knowledge.
|Provide ongoing, relevant feedback.
||In cooperative groups, students may receive feedback from the teacher and from peers.
|Offer choices of content and tools.
||Students are assigned to one of three groups tiered by difficulty; all students are working on the same task but with varying supports.
|Offer adjustable levels of challenge.
||Varied supports in the working groups alter the level of independence and difficulty in solving the task.