Dr Kathie Nunley's Layered Curriculum® is a SIMPLE
method for differentiating instruction in classrooms for
all grade levels. It remains the only differentiated instructional
method Originally designed for high school classrooms.
Based on current brain-imaging information,
Layered Curriculum is a fun and effective student-centered
teaching method. This 3-layer model of differentiated
instruction encourages complex thinking and holds students
highly accountable for their learning.
Layer : :
Basic knowledge, understanding. The student builds on his/her
current level of core information.
B Layer : : Application
or manipulation of the information learned in the C layer. Problem
solving or other higher level thinking tasks can be placed here.
A Layer : : Critical
Thinking and Analysis. This layer requires the highest and most
complex thought. Create leaders, voters.
a 15-minute Tutorial:
How Do I Begin Layered Curriculum? (for
highspeed connections and WINDOWS PLATFORM ONLY. Click "run"
when the window asks if you want
to run or save. The download may take a couple minutes.)
is Dr Kathie Nunley?
Dr Nunley is an educational psychologist with 20 years experience
as a high school teacher in both urban and suburban settings.
is the developer of the Layered Curriculum® method of instruction
used by thousands of teachers worldwide.
Her work has been used by hundreds of public and independent
school districts across North American as well as Family
Circle Magazine, ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,
Canada Living and the Boeing Corporation.