Of all the prompts of depth and complexity, “ethics” is my favorite. It instantly highlights controversy, grey areas, and takes students deeper into any content area. It can seem, on the surface, to be least applicable to math. But here’s the problem: we’re often stuck thinking about math as practicing problems over and over. To […]
What separates a life well-lived from a poorly lived life? Aristotle believed it was moderation: too much of good thing can become just as much of a problem as too little. Looking at traits as excessive, moderate, or lacking is a unique take on character analysis.
No one can deny that our gifted students have great power. They may be intellectual powerhouses, grasping concepts years ahead of peers. They may be emotionally sensitive, becoming aware of issues such as mortality at an early age. They may be leaders of people, showing leadership qualities from the very beginning. How do we teach them to use this power?
Tell me your gifted learners won’t be fascinating and inspired by this video of a robot capable of folding hand towels.