Teacher PD Link Library

Video: Middle School Fishbowl Discussion

Great video of middle school students actively engaged in one conversation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwxnBv-dNBI

Video: 9-12 Group Contracts for Collaborative Work

Holding students accountable to each other.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/group-contracts-ntn

Video: 5th grade large group text talk time

10 minute video of a teacher leading a large group discussion about a text.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/analyzing-text-as-a-group

Video: Choosing Collaborative Groups

Very short but good video about grouping students.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/choosing-collaborative-groups

Edutopia: Productive Group Work

An excellent overview and some videos.

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/productive-group-work-andrew-miller

Cornell University Center for Teaching Excellence: Collaborative Learning

Lots of information of collaborative learning and group work.  This is a great overview, with lots of suggestions - mostly for secondary students

http://www.cte.cornell.edu/teaching-ideas/engaging-students/collaborative-learning.html

Video: Collaborative Grouping 1-3-6 Protocol

The video shows high school students, but could easily be adapted to middle and intermediate students.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/1-3-6-protocol

Video: 5th grade reading workshop

Focuses on a 5th grade independent reading class where all students are reading at their level.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/personalize-reading-workshop

Video: K-2 Differentiating with Math Computer Games

Shows the progression from whole class lesson, in-class practice, then to computers to provide immediate feedback to the students.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/differentiating-in-math

Video: 7th Grade Social Studies: Learning Menus

Explains how to use Learning Menus to differentiate.  Choice. Scaffolding. Assessment.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/differentiating-instruction-strategy

Video: Rick Wormeli and a new high school chemistry teacher

A video following a new teacher at a New York city high school with a diverse class.  She seeks help from Rick Wormeli about differentiation.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/differentiating-instruction

Reading Rockets: Differentiated Instruction

Resources for differentiated instruction for elementary literacy.

http://www.readingrockets.org/reading-topics/differentiated-instruction

Academic Language and Literacy

Jeff Zwiers' website.  Resources for promoting academic conversations in class.

http://www.jeffzwiers.org/index.html

ASCD Differentiated Instruction

Variety of resources, but mostly availble for purchase.

http://www.ascd.org/research-a-topic/differentiated-instruction-resources.aspx

Edutopia: Differentiated Instruction

Lots of resources and videos at all grade levels.

http://www.edutopia.org/blogs/tag/differentiated-instruction