In this section, we introduce two more prompts of depth and complexity: ethics and multiple perspectives.
All AboutDepth And Complexity
In this section, we’ll learn about two more prompts of Depth and Complexity that pair beautifully: Rules and Patterns. Because they share some similarities, I like to introduce them together and lean heavily on what makes Rules and Patterns different. Patterns The Patterns thinking tool prompts students to look for repeating elements within a topic […]
When introducing the prompts of Depth and Complexity, I like to begin with Big Idea and Details. Here are some ways you could get started with these two thinking tools.
I’ve been noticing a common misconception about The Big Idea, even from people who are frequent users of depth and complexity…
Here’s the most common mistake I’ve seen in implementing depth and complexity: the “fill in the blanks” worksheet.
Last month, I asked which prompt of Depth and Complexity you’d get rid of. The results were pretty unanimous…
I put this out there on Twitter and Facebook and the responses were fascinating! If you haven’t responded yet, there are three options to do so!
Previously, I wrote about using depth, complexity, and graphic organizers together. But I also want to emphasize that the graphic organizer isn’t a great final product.
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.