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Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12
Carol Ann Tomlinson and Cindy A. Strickland
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About This Book
Join Carol Ann Tomlinson and Cindy A. Strickland in the continuing exploration of how real teachers incorporate differentiation principles and strategies throughout an entire instructional unit.
Focusing on the high school grades, but applicable at all levels, Differentiation in Practice, Grades 9–12, will teach anyone interested in designing and implementing differentiated curriculum how to do so or how to do so more effectively. Inside, you’ll find
Each unit highlights underlying standards, delineates learning goals, and takes you step by step through the instructional process. Unit developers provide running commentary on their use of flexible grouping and pacing, tiered assignments and assessments, learning contracts, and numerous other strategies.
The models and insight presented will inform your own differentiation efforts and help you meet the challenge of mixed-ability classrooms with academically responsive curriculum appropriate for all learners.
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About the Authors
CAROL ANN TOMLINSON, EdD, is Professor of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the University of Virginia and was a public school teacher for 21 years. In 1974, she was Virginia's Teacher of the Year. During Carol's time in public school, she taught in many differentiated classrooms and directed district-level programs for struggling and advanced learners.
CINDY A. STRICKLAND is pursuing her doctorate in educational psychology with an emphasis in gifted education at the University of Virginia and serves as teaching assistant to Carol Ann Tomlinson. She is an international consultant in the areas of differentiation of instruction, the Parallel Curriculum Model, and gifted education.
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