Abstract—The differentiated instruction / differentiated classroom has been the subject of numerous studies and discussions regarding its application in today’s classrooms. Consequently, the differentiation of the teaching approach would not be unrelated to essential characteristic of our generation, namely the use of technology and its tools in any everyday activity. Nowadays, it is widely realized and accepted that both of the concepts of differentiated instruction and the educational use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are necessary for the modern educational practice and for that reason the present dissertation focuses on linking these two issues. The purpose of this research is to study educators’ views on the use of ICT to differentiate their instruction and explore their extent of ICT use.
Index Terms—Differentiated instruction, educational technology, ICT, learning style, animated video.
Zoi Karatza is with the American Community Schools of Athens (ACS Athens), University of Athens, University of Thessaly and Piraeus University of Applied Sciences, Greece (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Zoi Karatza, "Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a Tool of Differentiated Instruction: An Informative Intervention and a Comparative Study on Educators’ Views and Extent of ICT Use," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 8-15, 2019.