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January 18, 2011


Differentiated learning to be topic of talk

Carol Ann Tomlinson, an internationally known educator, will present "Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom" at 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 14) in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Differentiated learning aims at addressing the needs of all students.

Tomlinson is the William Clay Parrish Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations and Policy at the University of Virginia. She was a public school educator for 21 years and a program administrator of special services for struggling and advanced learners for 12 years. She has earned numerous teaching awards and has written more than 200 articles, book chapters and books.

Tomlinson is the final speaker of the Centennial Speakers Series sponsored by the School of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development. The program is free and open to faculty, students, educators and the public.

For more information, contact the School of Teaching and Learning at 2-7320, or e-mail

Honor legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service

Next Monday (Jan. 17), the University will engage in the fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, in which students, faculty and staff fan out into the community to provide help to nonprofit agencies and organizations. This year’s goal is 400 students, faculty and staff participating.

Individuals and groups are invited to be part of BGSU’s largest day of service of the year. The day begins at 9 a.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union and continues until 7 p.m. Breakfast, a snack and dinner will be provided.

Sign up as an individual or with a team at

For more information, e-mail or the Office of Service-Learning at 2-9865.


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