Curriculum and Instructional Differentiation for Meaningful Learning : Meeting Learners’ Needs and those of the Society

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Henry Yuh Anchunda

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Curriculum and instructional differentiation are unavoidable issues in education. It responds to students’ needs and interests by organizing learning activities based on students’ strengths and ability. The purpose of teaching and learning is to enable the learners to understand the concepts and subject matter as well as develop specifically required skills based on learners’ needs. Effective analysis and understanding of learners’ needs, learning styles, backgrounds, interests, cultures and experiences will help instructors in planning and differentiating curriculum and instruction taking into consideration learners’ needs, interests, and abilities. Differentiating content, learning process, product or learning outcomes, learning environments and assessments will respond to both learners’ and societal needs. Differentiating instruction and based on learners’ needs, interest and ability and style enhances effective participation of learners.

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