Differentiated Learning in an Academic Diverse Classroom

Date: Saturday, Dec 2nd, 2023
Time: 8:00am to 12:00am
Location: Online

What you are going to learn

  • Develop our understanding of the purpose for differentiating learning in a diverse classroom to leverage learning for every learner
  • Reflect on our beliefs, practices, and role in a learner-centered, differentiation classroom their own practices in the classroom
  • Develop a broader repertoire of management strategies for guiding a flexible and differentiated classroom
  • Identify next steps for differentiating learning within your own learning spaces.

Course description

Workshop Outline:
In each classroom, there are diverse learners who require varied approaches to learning in order to meet their learning needs to be successful in the classroom. Differentiated classrooms require learning experiences that are meaningful, engaging, and interesting to students. Teachers offer different approaches to what students learn, how they learn, and how they demonstrate what they have learned. Differentiated instruction provides equity and excellence in the classroom.

Target Audience:  
Teachers mainly from Elementary and Middle school grades, all subjects and curriculums covered, who need to develop knowledge of diverse learning  approaches, planning & designing based on 6 elements to meet varied students learning need.

Workshop Leader Biography: Dr. Suzette Julien

Dr. Suzette Julien is a dedicated and committed educator who has been in the field of education over 30 years. Her teaching career began in the Boston Public School system and she found her way to the Caribbean where she implemented remedial reading programs for private local schools. Suzette’s international experience began at The International School of Port of Spain where she taught for two years and later became the first woman principal for the elementary school in over 20 years. She is a key member of the senior leadership team who has been the chair of myriad teams, for example, the K-12 Academic for Excellence Chair and School Development Committees. Suzette has been an advocate for professional teams, and coordinates Teachers Teaching Teachers (TTT)program because she promotes learning from each other. Moreover, Suzette has led her team through re-certification for international programs. Suzette’s tenure in education has afforded her to be the best she can be while making contributions to educational organizations. She has been on accreditation teams working in the United States in elementary and high schools. Additionally, Suzette has been a consultant for local schools in Trinidad and Tobago as well as an international school in Anguilla. Suzette has been the coordinator and supervisor for student teachers who want an international experience. These student teachers were from local and United States University and Colleges. In addition, Suzette facilitates undergraduate and graduate programs at the local university.