When we create tasks designed to meet the needs of our most obviously talented students, we make it possible for other students to rise up as well. This, except using basketball as a metaphor.
All AboutFloors And Ceilings
How a small change, with very little effort on the teacher’s part, leads to a delightfully complex task that can suitably challenge students of all ability levels.
When you’re planning a task that for a wide range of students, the terms “floor” and “ceiling” are easy shortcuts to increase the range of success for all kids.