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Managing Advanced Differentiation in the Classroom (TDAA Certificate Program)

  • Davis Center - TBD 1250 West Broadway Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55411 United States (map)


Differentiation is all well and good in theory, but when it comes to making it a day-to-day reality, the task can seem daunting: How do I keep students on task while I am working with a small group? How do I organize all those different resources students will need? And how do I manage my own time in order to design and assess different assignments? This course will address the practical "nuts and bolts" of management in a differentiated classroom. We'll view and analyze examples of management in differentiated classrooms, explore numerous strategies, and work with our own management styles to design a plan for managing our differentiated classrooms while staying sane and keeping our students on task.

To earn the MPS Certificate in Talent Development and Advanced Learner Education, this course is one of the elective 12 hours of training in addition to Introduction to Talent Development in MPS, Foundations in Advanced Learner Education, Tiering Lessons for Advanced Learners and the portfolio.

Participants will:

  • Implement rituals and routines to help students develop greater autonomy and self-regulation skills.
  • Effectively manage flexible small group instruction.
  • Implement and adapt classroom management and assessment strategies.

Target audience

K-12 Teachers


Davis Center - TBD

Registration Information

Register for the training on eCompass. Search course #91099 and section #112904.


Kelly McQuillan, Christina Ramsey