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Carol Ann Tomlinson
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Although much has changed in schools in recent years, the power of differentiated instruction remains the same—and the need for it has only increased.
Today's classroom is more diverse, more inclusive, and more plugged into technology than ever before. And it's led by teachers under enormous pressure to help decidedly unstandardized students meet an expanding set of rigorous, standardized learning targets.
In this updated second edition of her best-selling classic work, Carol Ann Tomlinson offers these teachers a powerful and practical way to meet a challenge that is both very modern and completely timeless: how to divide their time, resources, and efforts to effectively instruct so many students of various backgrounds, readiness and skill levels, and interests.
With a perspective informed by advances in research and deepened by more than 15 years of implementation feedback in all types of schools, Tomlinson
This book's insightful guidance on what to differentiate, how to differentiate, and why lays the groundwork for bringing differentiated instruction into your own classroom or refining the work you already do to help each of your wonderfully unique learners move toward greater knowledge, more advanced skills, and expanded understanding.
Today more than ever, The Differentiated Classroom is a must-have staple for every teacher’s shelf and every school’s professional development collection.
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"In today's modern world of changing educational needs, The Differentiated Classroom is more valuable than than ever. Highly recommended."
—Midwest Book Review Library Bookwatch, Volume 9, Number 7
CAROL ANN TOMLINSON is William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy and co-director of the Institutes on Academic Diversity at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. She works throughout the United States and internationally with educators who want to create classrooms that are more responsive to a broad range of learners.
differentiated instruction | individualized instruction | multiple intelligences | learning style | teaching methods
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