Differentiation is an educational approach in which teachers adjust curriculum, instruction and assessment to match the learning needs of students. It is an educational framework, not a single strategy or technique
This is an IRIS Center Peabody College Vanderbilt University learning module entitled Instruction: Maximizing the Learning of All Students. This Module discusses the importance of differentiating three aspects of instruction: content, process (instructional methods), and product (assessment). It explores the student traits—readiness level, interest, and learning profile—that influence learning.