Differentiated Instruction

Participant and Presenter Materials

Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively modify curriculum, instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student’s growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs.


Differentiated Instruction Learning Objectives

  • Identify and explain the key principles of differentiated instruction.
  • Examine teaching practices that differentiate content, process, and/or product according to students’ needs.
  • Expand your repertoire of instructional strategies that support differentiated instruction.

Participant Materials

JoomagParticipant Slides: These files do not include the presenter notes. Files can be viewed online, on mobile devices, or printed. Click on the slide image to open the file in Joomag. From there, you can print or email participants. Another option is to use the direct link shown below each image. You can copy and paste that link into an email.

MO EDU-SAIL Learning Packages Differentiated Instruction

Participant Handouts: Preparatory reading, additional handouts and worksheets, practice profile, and fidelity checklist are posted below. zip file icon

Diff. Inst Handouts slide   Diff. Inst Resources Slide

 Presenter/Consultant Materials

In addition to the participant materials, the Power Point files with detailed presenter notes are available for each learning package. For some packages, additional presenter resources are also suggested.

Powerpoint with Presenter Notes

ppt icon Differentiated Instruction


Implementation Supports

Word Practice Profile

WordImplementation Fidelity Checklist



Word Differentiated Instruction Reference List