Engagement and Individualized Learning

Engagement is crucial for student learning. As an indicator of learning success, students must bemotivated to learn and engage in the lessons provided. The teacher’s responsibility is to ensure eachlesson is motivating and engages all students in the classroom environment. Once engaged, it isnecessary to understand the individual needs of each learner and prepare developmentally appropriateinstruction. Observing students and their learning preferences can support student engagement. Inaddition, creating instruction that meets the needs of all students encourages student participation andsuccessful learning outcomes. Each component is critical for learning in the classroom environment.
For this assignment, you will be integrating engagement strategies, differentiation, and closure with thestrategies you developed in Topic 3. (See Attachment) Complete the “Instructional Design Topic 4: Engagement and Individualized Learning” template.
Include the following for each standard/objective:An anticipatory set designed to engage diverse learners.Opportunities for individualized learning, including modifications for varied visual, auditory, and sensory needs.Differentiation strategies for students below grade level and above grade level.Closure that helps bring the lesson together and allows students to articulate or demonstrate theirlearning.
In a 250-500 word summary, describe the importance of differentiating instruction for all levels. How does this increase engagement? How can you plan for the differentiation of lessons and materials ahead oftime?What information will you need to successfully differentiate for all students?
Support your response with 2-3 scholarly resources.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiarwith the expectations for successful completion.
Textbook for this course is :Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum: Best Practices in Early ChildhoodEducationKostelnik, M. J., Soderman, A. K., Whiren, A. P., & Rupiper, M. L. (2015). Developmentally appropriate curriculum: Best practices in early childhood education (6th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson. ISBN-13: 9780133351774