I was sent Emily Mofield and Tamra Stambaugh’s four-part series of advanced ELA lessons and wanted to share my thoughts.
Understanding how to move students from abstract to specific and back again is a key to differentiating for the gifted. Reading through a pal’s dissertation gave me a new way of applying this to Depth and Complexity…
Layer the prompts of Depth and Complexity onto any graphic organizer to increase the level of thinking required of your students.
Long ago, I created a lesson to help my students understand character archetypes. As I’ve revised this lesson, I’ve tried to balance the male/female ratio. For some archetypes, it’s pretty hard and I’d love your help!
Drs. Angela and Brian Housand wrote a book about integrating technology into Dr. Renzulli’s Schoolwide Enrichment Model.
How Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats helped me solve a problem with my favorite group discussion task.
Netflix’s delightful documentary about famous chefs brought to mind three patterns about success.
A reader asked for some non-fiction books appropriate for middle elementary, but also challenging enough for a gifted reader. Here’s what the crowd came up with!
Kohlberg’s levels of moral development are a fantastic tool for helping our gifted kids understand their advanced awareness of moral issues. But it also challenges us, as adults, to step up and push our own moral development higher.
After reading my post about promoting interests instead of passions, reader Nicole sent a link to this article about speaking to the elderly about finding a life purpose: Basically, the oldest Americans (most of whom also struggled with the question) tell you to relax. They say that you are likely to have a number of […]