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Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms

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ISBN-10: 0871205025

ISBN-13: 9780871205025

Edition: 2000

Authors: Carol Ann Tomlinson, Susan Demirsky Allan

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Description:

This book explores how school leaders can develop responsive, personalized, and differentiated classrooms. Differentiation is simply a teacher attending to the learning needs of a particular student or small group of students, rather than teaching a class as though all individuals in it were basically alike.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Carol Ann Tomlinson 's career as an educator includes 21 years as a public school teacher. She taught in high school, preschool, and middle school, and worked with heterogeneous classes as well as special classes for students identified as gifted and students with learning difficulties. Her public school career also included 12 years as a program administrator of special services for advanced and struggling learners. She was Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974. She is professor of educational leadership, foundations, and pol�icy at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education; a researcher for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented; a codirec�tor of the…    

Acknowledgments
Understanding Differentiated Instruction: Building a Foundation for Leadership
Reasons for Optimism About Differentiation: Its Basis in Theory and Research
Lessons from the Literature of Change: What Leaders for Differentiation Need to Know
Establishing Conditions to Initiate Systemic Change
Practical Strategies for Implementing a Differentiation Growth Plan
Staff Development That Supports Differentiation
Continuation of Systemic Growth Toward Differentiation
Communicating with Parents and the Public About Differentiation
Growth Toward Differentiation in Context: A Case Study of Change in Process
Planning for the "What" and the "How" of Differentiation
Appendix
References
Index
About the Authors