The Content Imperatives combine with Depth and Complexity and Bloom’s Taxonomy to push students even farther in their thinking.
When I see successful lessons, I’m almost always most impressed with how the teacher has set the stage for success. When I look back on my biggest failures, it was almost always a lack scaffolding that caused the problem. Expectations and scaffolds are vital to classroom success.
Is it cheaper to live in Vegas and commute to work in San Francisco? This article says so, and it’s a perfect base for a meaningful math project.
A reader was looking for examples of high-quality books for gifted/talented 4th and 5th graders, but she was constrained to a lexile range of 900-1000. Here are the recs I received…
The prompts of depth and complexity become even more powerful when you combine them into an Iconic Statement!
A daily checklist is a powerful tool (for teachers and students) to remember those important, but not urgent, tasks.
It’s so easy for the daily chaos of suddenly urgent tasks to overwhelm what really matters. How can we better focus on those long-term, important tasks?
Many readers sent in recommendations for sci-fi and fantasy stories for gifted readers. I’ve gathered these together here as a growing collection.
One of my favorite open-ended, creative activities becomes even better with careful phrasing on my part. These three questions will help you be the facilitator of a discussion, rather than the authority.
Five interesting online articles to get you thinking about next year.