College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Gifted, bright, unusual, struggling, and special education students are all intermixed in classrooms today. As a result, teachers are expected to differentiate their instruction to meet the varying needs of these students. Unfortunately, the training teachers receive is often inadequate. Experienced and inexperienced teachers have different needs. In this project, the author attempted to solve this problem by designing a staff development workshop that is broken into two sections. The first section is to discuss the reasoning behind differentiated instruction. The second section is for all teachers. This section examines how differentiated instruction stems from a clear purpose of instruction. At the end of the workshop, grade level teams leave with one or two units of study that are differentiated.
Date of Award
© Kristi Steele
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Steele, Kristi, "Differentiated Teacher Training for Differentiated Instruction" (2006). All Regis University Theses. 428.