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Additional Resources

To learn more about profile differentiation, the author suggests these resources on research and theory both for and against learning styles in the classroom:

"Differentiating Instruction in Response to Student Readiness, Interest, and Learning Profile in Academically Diverse Classrooms: A Review of Literature” by Carol Ann Tomlinson and others, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Winter 2003

• Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Jay McTighe, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, Va. www.ascd.org

Learning Styles Don’t Exist” by Daniel Willingham

• Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom (2nd edition) by Thomas Armstrong, ASCD, Alexandria, Va. www.ascd.org

For more information on the use of learning profiles at Conway Elementary School and Colchester High School:

• The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning by Carol Ann Tomlinson, Kay Brimijoin and Lane Narvaez, ASCD, Alexandria, Va. www.ascd.org