Carol Ann Tomlinson

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Carol Ann Tomlinson
Occupation Educator, author and speaker
Language English
Nationality American
Subject Differentiation in education
Notable works How to Differentiate Instruction in a Mixed Ability Classroom, The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, Leadership for Differentiated Schools and Classrooms

Carol Ann Tomlinson is an American educator, author and speaker. She is best known for her innovative work with techniques of differentiation in education. Tomlinson is a reviewer for eight journals and has authored over 200 articles, books, and other professional development materials.

Her books on differentiation, translated into twelve languages, include How to Differentiate Instruction in a Mixed Ability Classroom, The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, and Leadership for Differentiated Schools and Classrooms. She has recently co-authored a book with noted educational expert Jay McTighe titled Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids. [1]

Carol also participates in several web-related professional development services, including webinars with EdWeek.org [2] and an online Differentiated Instruction course with Knowledge Delivery Systems [3]

Tomlinson has a background in German, English, education, technological studies in youth education and drama, reading, speech pathology, gifted education, and curriculum and instruction for creative and critical thinking. [4]

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  1. ^ http://www.caroltomlinson.com/
  2. ^ http://www.edweek.org/
  3. ^ http://www.kdsi.org
  4. ^ http://www.nvcc.edu/loudoun/CTE/id62.htm