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Carol Ann Tomlinson is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy at The Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. Tomlinson works with teachers throughout the United States and Canada toward establishing more effectively differentiated classrooms, and is Co-Director of the University of Virginia's Summer Institute on Academic Diversity. She is also Secretary of the Executive Board of the National Association for Gifted Children.
Tomlinson's research interests include differentiated instruction in the middle school, use of multiple intelligences approaches with high-risk and high-potential primary grade learners, and practices of preservice teachers related to academic diversity. She has written many articles, book chapters, and staff development materials that blend classroom and research insights.
Tomlinson's experience includes 21 years as a public school teacher, working with preschoolers, middle school students, and high school students. She has taught English, language arts, German, and history. Tomlinson has administered district, level programs for struggling and advanced learners and was Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974.
Carol Ann Tomlinson, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, Room 179 Ruffner Hall, 405 Emmet St. S., Charlottesville, VA 22903-2494. Phone: (804) 924-7161.
Table of Contents
|What Isa Differentiated Classroom?|
|Elements of Differentiation|
|Rethinking How We Do School--and for Whom|
|Learning Environments That Support Differentiated Instruction|
|Good Instruction as a Basis for Differentiated Teaching|
|Teachers at Work Building Differentiated Classrooms|
|Instructional Strategies That Support Differentiation|
|More Instructional Strategies to Support Differentiation|
|How Do Teachers Make It All Work?|
|When Educational Leaders Seek Differentiated Classrooms A Final Thought|
|Appendix:Two Models to Guide Differentiated Instruction|
|About the Author|
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