Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms

Leadership for Differentiating Schools and Classrooms

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by Carol Ann Tomlinson
     
 

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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.See more details below

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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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This book explores how school leaders can develop responsive, personalized, and differentiated classrooms<-->classrooms in which teachers attend to the learning needs of a particular student or small groups of students. Chapters discuss the theory behind this approach, the conditions that are necessary for its implementation, staff development, parent communication, and a case study. Tomlinson teaches educational leadership and policy at the University of Virginia. Allan is assistant superintendent for the Grosse Pointe (Michigan) Public Schools. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
With Leadership For Differentiating Schools & Classrooms, Carol Tomlinson and Susan Allan effectively collaborate to explore 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. A timely and important contribution to today's reinvigorated national discussion on educational policies and classroom practices at the national, state and local levels, Leadership For Differentiating Schools & Classrooms reveals how school leaders can encourage and support growth in our classrooms.

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ISBN-13:
9780871205025
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
413,277
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.36(d)

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