Using Differentiated Resources and Activities

To use differentiated resources in your class, you first need to use the Learners tab to group your students. Once students are grouped together, you can tag and assign resources for those groups.

This article will cover information on how you can differentiate resources and activities in projects and math units:


How do I group students in the Learners tab?


For any project or math unit you teach, you will need to create student groups in the Learners tab before assigning differentiated resources. You can group your students by their previous cognitive skill scores or math concepts, focus area data, or MAP scores.

To create these groups:

  1. Go to a Project or Math Unit that you teach
  2. Click “Learners” to the right of the Plans tab
  3. You can either "Start from scratch" or "Start from suggestions"
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    • Starting from scratch will allow you to create your own groupings.
    • Starting from our suggestions will group your students by their historical data. You can always customize your groupings after starting from suggestions.
  4. You'll then be able to use these groupings while assigning work from the Plans tab.

How do I tag activities/resources for specific groups?

Once you have created groups in the Learners tab, you will then need to tag the activity/resource for the group you'd like to differentiate for.

To tag activities/resources for specific student groups:

  1. Click into the Project
  2. Click "Edit Project" on the top right 
  3. Click the Activity or Resource, and scroll to "Who Gets This Activity?"
  4. Deselect All Students and click "Add a Tag"
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  5. Choose the group of students you'd like to differentiate for 
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  6. Click "Add"
  7. Click "Save"
  8. Click "Save and Close"

How do I assign activities/resources to specific groups?

  1. From your project or Math Unit page, click “Assign Project” or “Assign Math Unit”
  2. Click “Next: Select Checkpoints to Assign”
  3. Click “Next: Differentiate Resources”
  4. From the right side of the pop-up window, click the drop-down 
  5. Select the group you want to assign the resources to
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  6. Click "Save Assignments” 
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