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Influence of Differentiated Instruction Workshop on Taiwanese Elementary School English Teachers' Activity Design


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1 Department of English Instruction, National Hsinchu University of Education, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Province of China
 

This study discusses the influence of a differentiated instruction workshop on thirteen Taiwanese elementary school English teachers' activity designs in English lesson plans. Theoretical concepts, lesson demonstration, and hands-on activities on differentiating instruction were provided in the workshops. These English teachers demonstrated the competence and skills in differentiated instruction by designing choices for class activities or homework. However, these English teachers lacked the competence in designing activities for deeper learning objectives, designing diverse instructional strategies or activities, and using simple English to explain the choices.

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Activity Design, Choice, Competence, Differentiated Instruction, Level, Workshop.
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Chin-Wen Chien
Department of English Instruction, National Hsinchu University of Education, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Province of China

Abstract


This study discusses the influence of a differentiated instruction workshop on thirteen Taiwanese elementary school English teachers' activity designs in English lesson plans. Theoretical concepts, lesson demonstration, and hands-on activities on differentiating instruction were provided in the workshops. These English teachers demonstrated the competence and skills in differentiated instruction by designing choices for class activities or homework. However, these English teachers lacked the competence in designing activities for deeper learning objectives, designing diverse instructional strategies or activities, and using simple English to explain the choices.

Keywords


Activity Design, Choice, Competence, Differentiated Instruction, Level, Workshop.

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