You know that differentiated instruction is not something you do every now and then. Differentiation is something you do every day, not only for special ed, English Language Learners or gifted students, but for every kind of student.
Want to take full command of your power to accelerate student learning?
Join Carol Ann Tomlinson, one of the leading thinkers on differentiation, for a webinar that will fine-tune your understanding and practice of effective differentiation. Carol will dispel common misconceptions, point out common omissions and share key strategies to add to your repertoire! This webinar is also ideal for administrators who want to lead teachers in improving their practice of differentiation.
Differentiation as a concept and philosophy–do you know what DI means to you, to your colleagues?
Common misconceptions and omissions
What a successful differentiated classroom looks like
How to get maximum benefit from key strategies e.g. tiered lessons, flexible grouping
How your practice of differentiation should evolve the more proficient your become
Framework for thinking about “defensible” differentiation–teach up, not down
Carol Ann Tomlinson’s career as an educator includes 21 years as a public school teacher and 12 years as a program administrator of special services for struggling and advanced learners. She now serves as William Clay Parrish Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education. Carol is co-director of the University’s Institutes on Academic Diversity. She was named Outstanding Professor at Curry School of Education in 2004 and received an All University Teaching Award in 2008.
A reviewer for eight journals, Carol is the author of more than 200 articles, book chapters and books, including The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, 2nd Edition. Other books including Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom, co-authored with Marcia B. Imbeau; The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning, with Kay Brimijoin and Lane Narvaez; and Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids, with Jay McTighe. Her books on differentiation have been translated into 12 languages.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a webinar work?
It’s simple. On the day of the event, you click on the link we provide. Enter your name and email address and you’re in! If your computer has good audio, the audio will be streamed to your computer along with the PowerPoint presentation. If your computer does not have audio, a phone number is provided so that you can access the audio by speaker phone.
How many can access the event per registration?
Registration is by site, not by individual, so there is no limit to the number of people who can participate at your site. We do request no more than one phone connection per site.
My school district only pays by purchase order. Do you accept POs?
Yes. You may fax the PO to 815-461-5647 or call us at 207-632-1954. Please include the full name and email address of the registrant.
What is the difference between the recording link and the CD-ROM?
Both include the synchronized audio and PowerPoint. The link may be accessed for 30 days. The CD-ROM provides a permanent record of the webinar.
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