The idea of differentiating instruction to accommodate the different ways that students learn involves a hefty dose of common sense, as well as sturdy support in the theory and research of education (Tomlinson & Allan, 2000). It is an approach to teaching that advocates active planning for student differences in classrooms.
We have new books on differentiation!
Research a Topic: Differentiation Resources on ASCD
Check out Dr. Carol Tomlinson talking about her book "The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning" on her author's page on the ASCD website. She shares information about the book and her passion for changes in teaching and learning.