The Best Of Byrdseed By Year

Best of Byrdseed

2016 (So far!)

  1. Teaching Gifted Kids To Explain Their Thinking
  2. Most Popular Puzzlements of March 2016
  3. Most Popular Puzzlements for January 2016
  4. Recommended Books In The 900-1000 Lexile Range
  5. Phrases to Open Up a Discussion

2015

  1. I Thought You Were Smart
  2. A Shopping List for Kids (and Adults) With Intensities
  3. 7 Ways To Add Complexity
  4. Success Isn’t A Straight Line
  5. Being A Healthier Teacher: 3 Ways To Set Limits

2014

  1. Ambiguous Sentences
  2. Understanding High Energy Gifted Kids
  3. Creative Math Warmups
  4. High Anxiety
  5. Depth or Complexity Alone Isn’t Deep Enough

2013

  1. Calvin: The Unexpected Gifted Kid
  2. We Only Get Stronger When It’s Difficult!
  3. Creating A Class Motto
  4. Puzzle: Word Ladders
  5. Learning From Lasseter

2012

  1. Five Unexpected Traits of Gifted Students
  2. The Curious Case of Impostor Syndrome
  3. Patterns In Writing: Conflict
  4. Math Project: Disneyland Parking Structure
  5. Sensitivity in Gifted Kids

2011

  1. 12 Lists of Characteristics of Gifted Students
  2. Four Ways To Reduce Behavior Problems
  3. Make Your Class Cozy For Gifted Introverts
  4. Six Traits of Quality Pre-Assessments
  5. Super Idiom List

2010

  1. Beyond The Book Report
  2. Differentiating Comprehension Skills: Noting Details
  3. Patterns In Writing II: Plot Structure
  4. Mega Homophone List
  5. Character Analysis With Depth & Complexity

2009

  1. Introducing Depth and Complexity
  2. 10 Social & Emotional Needs of the Gifted
  3. Four Ways to Differentiate Objectives
  4. Offer Choice With Extension Menus
  5. Differentiate Lessons With The Content Imperatives

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