Carol Ann Tomlinson

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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 [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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