Differentiated instruction is often more easily defined in theory than in practice, writes Edutopia consulting online editor Rebecca Alber in this blog post. Alber, who teaches online education at Stanford University, suggests that teachers start with researching students' educational histories and backgrounds to better understand their individual needs, follow up by adapting objectives or assignments to meet those needs, and remember that equality in education is not about "all students getting the same, but all students getting what they need."

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