Using the power of research to inform ICT integration in education

Colombo, M. W., & Colombo, P. D. (2007). Using Blogs to Improve Differentiated Instruction. Education Digest73(4), 10-14

The article discusses the use of blogging to improve differentiated instruction in science classes. It provides a hypothetical model of differentiated instruction in a seventh grade science classroom containing English language learners (ELLs), students with individualized education programs, and gifted and talented students. It discusses the use of material posted in class blogs to extend instructional time by providing a way to reinforce learning strategies, introduce topics and concepts, review material, and provide enrichment. Materials can be presented in text format, as podcasts, or as video files to reach students at different levels and with different learning styles. A list of free and commercial software for class blogs is included.

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Comments on: "Can blogs improve differentiated instruction?" (1)

  1. Shelley Brown said:

    Thanks for the research paper on blogging to differentiate instruction. You have given me insight on how to enhance my blogger page. Keep up the good work.

    Louisville, KY

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