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Carol O’Connor, Ph.D., (doctorate in curriculum and instruction), reading specialist, is a dedicated educator with many years of experience working in public schools.
Carol O’Connor simply defines differentiating instruction as “the process of teaching and learning that begins with the assumption that all students are not alike.”
Foremost in this process, she adds, is getting to know your students and building a welcoming classroom community.
Focusing on differentiating for English language learners, O’Connor shares how to apply tools like scaffolding, anchor activities, vocabulary instruction, and assessments to create a classroom where, “from the beginning, students have the chance to feel successful.”
Differentiated Strategies for English Language Learners
Find out the best ways to differentiate for English language learners.
You will learn how to adapt curriculum and instruction to students’ readiness, interests, and learning profiles.
Research-based strategies will be shared that will help accelerate the academic achievement of English language learners.
Her career includes many years of service as a public school teacher and 10 years of service as a professional development consultant.
O’Connor works with teachers throughout the United States and in other countries toward improving classrooms for the full range of learners.
An experienced staff developer, she has provided training to hundreds of schools on a variety of curriculum, instruction, and leadership topics.
Carol O’Connor has taught graduate level courses.
She has presented at the
Keystone State Reading Association Conference,
Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and
Curriculum Development Conference and the
National Staff Development Conference.
Carol Ann Tomlinson’s summer academy at the University of Virginia and internationally.