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Tomlinson, Carol A.

Works: 148 works in 498 publications in 9 languages and 32,165 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Consultant, Editor
Classifications: LB1031, 371.394
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Most widely held works about Carol A Tomlinson
Most widely held works by Carol A Tomlinson
The differentiated classroom : responding to the needs of all learners by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A different way to learn is what the kids are calling for
How to differentiate instruction in mixed-ability classrooms by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a definition of differentiated instruction, and provides principles and strategies designed to help teachers create learning environments that address the different learning styles, interests, and readiness levels found in a typical mixed-ability classroom
Differentiation in practice : a resource guide for differentiating curriculum, grades 5-9 by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers complete differentiated units of study in six core subjects, with each unit containing lesson plans, worksheets, assignments, rubrics, and other tools and strategies for teaching mixed-ability groups
Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kids by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the curriculum planning model Understanding by Design (UbD) and the teaching model Differentiated Instruction (DI) fit together and can be integrated for student success, discussing such topics as responsive teaching with UbD and assessment in academically diverse classrooms
The parallel curriculum : a design to develop high potential and challenge high-ability learners by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: Offering a new perspective on developing curriculum and instruction, the parallel curriculum model is meant for use in both heterogeneous and homogeneous classroom settings. Whether students are working at a basic level of skill and understanding or at the highest ability ready for more complex learning, teachers can use this model with confidence. The parallel curriculum model offers four parallel approaches to curriculum development to ensure rich curriculum for all learners, and illustrates ascending intellectual demand as a means of extending the intensity of challenge as students develop along a continuum toward expertise in learning. Clearly, education benefits from a variety of models from which teachers and schools can select to most appropriately address the learning needs of students. Here, the authors illustrate how use of the parallels shape curriculum for students--and the ongoing professional growth of educators themselves
Leadership for differentiating schools & classrooms by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theoretical and practical guide to the teaching philosophy of differentiation, or individualized teaching, that covers such areas as staff development, systemic growth toward differentiation, and communicating with parents and the public about the philosophy
Leading and managing a differentiated classroom by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today's teachers are responsible for a greater variety of learners with a greater diversity of needs that ever before. When you add in the ever-changing dynamics of technology and current events, the complexity of both students' and teachers' lives grows exponentially. Far too few teachers, however, successfully teach the whole class with the individual student in mind. The authors tackle the issue of how to address student differences thoughtfully and proactively. The first half of the book focuses on what it means for a teacher to effectively lead a differentiated classroom. Readers will learn how to be more confident and effective leaders for and in student-focused and responsive classrooms. The second half of the book focuses on the mechanics of managing a differentiated classroom. A teacher who has the best intentions, a dynamic curriculum, and plans for differentiation cannot--and will not--move forward unless he or she is at ease with translating those ideas into classroom practice. In other words, teachers who are uncomfortable with flexible classroom management will not differentiate instruction, even if they understand it, accept the need for it, and can plan for it. The authors argue that the inherent interdependence of leading and managing a differentiated classroom is at the very heart of 21st-century education. This essential guide to differentiation also includes a helpful teacher's toolkit of activities and teaching strategies that will help any teacher expand his or her capacity to make room for and work tirelessly on behalf of every student.' -- Back cover
Fulfilling the promise of the differentiated classroom : strategies and tools for responsive teaching by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers classroom-proven approaches and instructional strategies that make it easier for teachers to provide multiple learning paths for students
Differentiation : from planning to practice, grades 6-12 by Rick Wormeli( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this addition to differentiated learning literature, Rick Wormeli takes readers step-by-step from the blank page to a fully crafted differentiation lesson. Along the way he shows middle and high school teachers and behind-the-scenes planning that goes into effective lesson design for diverse classrooms. Rick demonstrates how to weave common and novel differentiation strategies into all subjects and offers advice about what to do when things don't go as expected. Based on nearly thirty years of experience as a teacher and instructional coach, Rick's classroom accommodations will help teachers succeed with advanced students, struggling students, English language learners, and students across the multiple intelligences spectrum. This guide also provides an overview of the cognitive science behind differentiation as well as a more than two-dozen tools that make differentiation doable in the classroom
Assessment and student success in a differentiated classroom by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol Ann Tomlinson and Tonya R. Moon take an in-depth look at assessment and show how differentiation can improve the process in all grade levels and subject areas. After discussing differentiation in general, the authors focus on how differentiation applies to various forms of assessment--pre-assessment, formative assessment, and summative assessment--and to grading and report cards. Readers learn how differentiation can--Capture student interest and increase motivation --Clarify teachers' understanding about what is most important Show moreto teach--Enhance students' and teachers' belief in student learning capacity; and--Help teachers understand their students' individual similarities and differences so they can reach more students, more effectively Throughout, Tomlinson and Moon emphasize the importance of maintaining a consistent focus on the essential knowledge, understandings, and skills that all students must acquire, no matter what their starting point. Detailed scenarios illustrate how assessment differentiation can occur in three realms (student readiness, interest, and learning style or preference) and how it can improve assessment validity and reliability and decrease errors and teacher bias.Grounded in research and the authors' teaching experience, Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom outlines a common-sense approach that is both thoughtful and practical, and that empowers teachers and students to discover, strive for, and achieve their true potential
Concept-based curriculum and instruction for the thinking classroom by H. Lynn Erickson( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to combining curriculum design with teaching methods that encourage students to learn concepts and well as content and skills in all subject areas that offers teachers practical tips for designing curriculum and instruction that foster the continuous growth and development of students' key skills
Differentiation for gifted and talented students by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the link between gifted education and general education, the articles in Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students reveal the benefits of differentiating curriculum and instruction, discuss impediments to the successful adoption of differentiation in classrooms and school districts, and show how educators can collaboratively overcome these obstacles
The differentiated school : making revolutionary changes in teaching and learning by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While there are lots of books with information on why and how to differentiate instruction, here at last is a book that gets to the heart of why some efforts to differentiate flop while others lead to sweeping, positive results. When it's your job to support differentiated instruction in a single school or systemwide, you need the guidance from these leading experts who've distilled what they've learned in helping successful schools through the change process, including: (1) Fifteen common misconceptions about differentiation; (2) Eight nonnegotiables that are essential to the implementation of differentiated instruction; (3) Ten factors that contribute to failure to change classroom practice; (4) Eight leadership lessons for accomplishing the change process; (5) Forms, survey, and checklists for monitoring and evaluating the change toward differentiation; and (6) Ten characteristics of staff development practices that support differentiated instruction. Bad advice and common pitfalls could doom efforts to differentiate instruction, however this practical guide with real-world advice straight from successful schools could assist in producing positive outcomes
The parallel curriculum in the classroom( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differentiation and the brain : how neuroscience supports the learner-friendly classroom by David A Sousa( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors David Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson examine the basic principles of differentiation in light of what the current research on educational neuroscience has revealed. This research pool offers information and insights that can help educators decide whether certain curricular, instructional, and assessment choices are likely to be more effective than others. The authors also offer suggestions on how to establish and manage differentiated classrooms without imposing additional heavy burdens on teachers¿teach differently and smarter, not harder. In fact, when properly implemented, differentiation emphasizes shared responsibility between teacher and student, a desirable outcome, because the brain that does the work is the brain that learns! This book is different from all the other books on differentiation in that it combines two imperatives that face nearly all educators today: 1. Research is revealing so much about how the brain learns that educators can no longer ignore the implications of these discoveries for educational practice. 2. Teachers need to find ways to use this brain research to develop strategies that will allow students to succeed in classrooms that contain a diverse mix of abilities, cultures, and languages
The parallel curriculum : a design to develop learner potential and challenge advanced learners by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the premise that every learner is somewhere on a path toward expertise in a content area, this resource promotes a curriculum model for developing the abilities of all students and extending the abilities of students who perform at advanced levels." "The Parallel Curriculum Model (PCM) offers four curriculum parallels that incorporate the element of Ascending Intellectual Demand to help teachers determine current student performance levels and develop intellectual challenges to move learners along a continuum toward expertise."--Jacket
Fall down 7 times, get up 8 : teaching kids to succeed by Debbie Silver( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As teachers and parents, our job is to teach students to tackle challenges rather than avoid them. Award-winning teacher and best-selling author Debbie Silver addresses the relationship between student motivation and risking failure, calling failure a temporary "glitch" that provides valuable learning opportunities. She explains motivational theory, provides down-to-earth--often humorous--real life examples, and outlines concrete, applicable guidelines for helping students overcome setbacks and failure to foster lifelong success. Key topics include: (1) How to help students become autonomous, enthusiastic, lifelong learners; (2) Why failure is not only an option, but a very concrete way of gaining ground; and (3) The difference between a "pep talk" and specific, relevant feedback that enhances self-efficacy. This reader-friendly guide's examples of dialogue and vignettes demonstrate what to say when giving feedback to students. Also included is a discussion guide for teacher leaders. Teachers, parents, and other student advocates will find helpful strategies for helping students learn to solve problems, take risks, and pursue success with confidence. [Foreword by Carol Ann Tomlinson. This book was published in association with Association for Middle Level Education.]
Using the parallel curriculum model in urban settings, grades K-8 by Sandra Nina Kaplan( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring 16 field-tested lesson plans, this book presents a high-quality curriculum that helps urban youth develop key learning skills such as resiliency, self-motivation, and collaboration
A differentiated approach to the Common Core : how do I help a broad range of learners succeed with challenging curriculum? by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Common Core State Standards require all students to think in complex and creative ways and apply classroom learning in new contexts. Yet many teachers already struggle with reaching all learners, who come to school with varied levels of readiness, interests, and learning profiles. What to do now that the expectations are even higher? Differentiated instruction experts Carol Ann Tomlinson and Marcia B. Imbeau offer practical, thoughtful advice on how to plan, deliver, and assess instruction that meets this new level of challenge. Combining the goals of the Common Core with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make rich, intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a very broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the eight steps, this publication will show you how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help all your students grow as thinkers and problem solvers
Leading for differentiation : growing teachers who grow kids by Carol A Tomlinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an overview of the reflective thinking and action-oriented steps necessary to launch a system of continuous professional learning, culture building, and program assessment that will allow differentiation to flourish in every classroom
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The differentiated classroom : responding to the needs of all learners
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Tomlinson, Carol A.

Tomlinson, Carol A. (Carol Ann)

Tomlinson , Carol Ann

Tomlinson, Carol Ann 1944-

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How to differentiate instruction in mixed-ability classroomsDifferentiation in practice : a resource guide for differentiating curriculum, grades 5-9Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kidsThe parallel curriculum : a design to develop high potential and challenge high-ability learnersLeadership for differentiating schools & classroomsLeading and managing a differentiated classroomFulfilling the promise of the differentiated classroom : strategies and tools for responsive teachingDifferentiation : from planning to practice, grades 6-12