Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom


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Publish Date
November 16, 2010
7.9 X 9.8 X 0.4 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

Carol Ann Tomlinson is William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor, Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy, and Co-director of the Institutes on Academic Diversity at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. Her university career follows a 20-year career as a public school teacher and a leader of district programs for both struggling and advanced learners. She and her colleagues developed a model for what we now call differentiated instruction in their work with heterogeneous 7th grade classrooms. Tomlinson was Virginia's Teacher of the Year in 1974 and won an All-University Teaching Award in 1994. The author of more than 300 publications, 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.

Marcia B. Imbeau is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where she teaches graduate courses in two programs. She is actively involved in university and public school partnerships, working as a university liaison and teaching courses in curriculum development, differentiation, classroom management, and action research. Imbeau is a regular presenter at ASCD's annual conference and has worked with a variety of school districts implementation efforts as a member of the ASCD's Differentiated Instruction Cadre. She is co-author (with Tomlinson) of Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom along with several book chapters on the differentiated instruction and classroom management.

Marcia B. Imbeau is an associate professor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, where she teaches graduate courses in gifted education and elementary education. She is actively involved with university/public school partnerships and teaches in a local elementary school as a university liaison. Her professional experience includes serving as a field researcher for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, elementary teaching in the regular classroom, teaching in programs for the gifted, and coordinating university-based and Saturday programs for advanced learners.

Imbeau has been a board member for the National Association for Gifted Children and has served as a governor at-large for the Council for Exceptional Children - The Association for the Gifted Division. She is a past president of Arkansans for Gifted and Talented Education, a state organization that supports appropriate instructional services for all students.

Working with special education colleagues, she has coauthored How to Use Differentiated Instruction With Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom as a service publication for the Council for Exceptional Children. Her most recent publication may be found in Designing Services and Programs for High-Ability Learners.

Imbeau is a member of the ASCD's Differentiated Instruction Cadre, which provides support and training to schools interested in improving their efforts to meet the academically diverse learning needs of their students.