To differentiate instruction is to act on the belief that all kids deserve access to the richest, most compelling learning experiences and to provide the scaffolding they need to seize that opportunity. While a handful of teachers in a school might be using differentiation to great success, it takes a collaborative, school-wide, leader driven approach to maximize differentiation's effectiveness and improve outcomes for all students.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn from the
nation’s foremost authority on differentiating instruction
as she lays out the reflective thinking and action steps necessary for school leaders to launch a system of continuous professional inquiry, culture building, and program assessment that results in differentiation flourishing in every classroom.
About the Presenter
Carol Ann Tomlinson's career as an author and educator includes 21 years as a public-school teacher, 12 years as a program administrator of special services for struggling and advanced learners. She was Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974. More recently, she has been a faculty member at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education, where she is currently William Clay Parrish Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy. As the author of over 200 articles, book chapters, books, and other professional development materials, she is recognized as the definitive voice on differentiating classroom instruction from both the teacher and school leader’s perspective. Her books on differentiation have been translated into 12 languages.