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differentiated instruction and school culture

What effects do differentiated instruction and professional learning communities have on school culture? How does differentiated instruction reflect the attitudes and values of a school building? How can the development of a professional learning community and differentiated professional development benefit students? Identify two examples, one negative and one positive, in your school or workplace that affect school culture. Identify how a professional learning community could benefit your school or workplace culture in the context of these situations.

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What effects do differentiated instruction and professional learning communities have on school culture?
DI can work well in failing communities but all members must subscribe to the theory and participate. Sometimes people don't care to have mandated ideology, especially if the tone of the environment has been different. But research will show that DI and PLC has effectiveness, even though despite research, not all theories work everywhere. Differentiated instruction, however, is an ideal philosophy because society is different now with more special education mainstreamed into classrooms, gifted, and bilingual children. The school of the past in the white suburban neighborhood still exists but in fewer and fewer places.

How does differentiated instruction reflect the attitudes and values of a school building?
-The question is posed with the hope of support and cheerleading for the cause. ...

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The future of education will depend on evaluating the value differentiated instruction and related methodologies.

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