Interactive Workshop will address Differentiated Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms
The third and final workshop in the School of Education 2017-2018 series Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Learning for All Students will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) Building, Yosemite Room ABC (Classrooms 2070-2090), 510 Peltason Drive.
Carol Ann Tomlinson, from the University of Virginia Curry School of Education, will lead an interactive exploration of "Thinking about Differentiation: A Status Check and a Look Ahead."
As part of this interactive workshop, Professor Tomlinson will discuss elements and attributes of quality differentiation—the kind that makes a powerful difference in student success. She also will explore ways in which teachers can take their own “next steps” in effectively addressing academic diversity in their own classrooms. In both instances, she will draw on classroom videos and teacher lesson plans so that the ideas discussed are rooted in practice and practicality.
Workshop topics will include the following:
To register, visit http://writingproject.uci.edu/uploads/7/2/7/6/72769947/onlineregform.pdf The $210 registration fee for the March 16th workshop includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch, a copy of the book How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms (ASCD, 2017), and materials. Prompt registration is encouraged.
Tomlinson Bio: Carol Ann Tomlinson is William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy and Co-Director of the Institute on Academic Diversity at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. She works throughout the United States and internationally with educators who want to create classrooms that are more responsive to a broad range of learners. Tomlinson's experience as an educator includes 21 years as a public school teacher working with preschoolers, middle school students, and high school students. She was honored as Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974. At the University of Virginia, Tomlinson teaches undergraduates, master's students, and doctoral students, predominantly in the areas of curriculum design and differentiated instruction. She was named Outstanding Professor at Curry School of Education in 2004 and received an All-University Teaching Award in 2008. In 2014's EducationNext Edu-Scholar Public Presence rankings, she was named one of the two most influential higher education voices in the United States in psychology and the 16th most influential in all education-related fields. She has written more than 300 books, book chapters, articles, and other materials for educators, and her books have been translated into 12 languages.
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