Senior Honors Theses

Publication Date

Fall 11-28-2016

School

School of Education

Major

Education: Elementary/Middle; Education: Special Education

Keywords

Education, Technology, Individualized, Differentiation, Diversity, Special Education, Special Needs

Disciplines

Curriculum and Instruction | Educational Methods | Online and Distance Education

Abstract

This thesis will overview technology in the classroom and the impact as well as the potential that is has individualizing instruction in order to meet the needs of every kind of student. The thesis will consist of thorough research on the subject matter. Technology is a great tool to use for individualizing instruction as it consists of many recourses, it increases communication, increases discussion, has high availability, it is affordable, and consists of a variety of lesson plan ideas to meet the needs of each student. Individualized learning is especially important in the classroom as it increases student achievement, provides quality lessons, and connects with students. Individualized learning has the ability to reach all kinds of students such as at-risk students, English language learners, and students with special needs. It is a universal design for learning and has an endless amount of possibilities for the future.

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