Carol Ann Tomlinson
|Carol Ann Tomlinson|
|Occupation||Educator, author and speaker|
|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|
||This biographical article is written like a résumé. (October 2013)|
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. 
Carol also participates in several web-related professional development services, including webinars with EdWeek.org  and an online Differentiated Instruction course with Knowledge Delivery Systems 
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.