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5 Gifted Curriculum Resources for the New School Year
PUBLISHED: Monday, July 20, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
These curriculum units for gifted and advanced students will take a bit of stress out of preparing for the new school year. read more...
A Perfect Example of Authentic Learning in Action
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by Todd Stanley
NASA recently announced that it would award $35,000 to anyone who can make a better toilet for its astronauts. NASA is calling it the Lunar Loo Challenge because NASA scientists and engineers, with all of their infinite wisdom, have not really had a good system before. Some of the methods used back when we were regularly taking trips to the moon included astronauts using roll-on cuffs, bags, or space diapers. With the advent of the Artemis program, vowing to put a person on the moon by 2024 for the first time since 1972, NASA is asking for the public’s help with designing a better toilet. read more...
A Field Guide to Gifted Students: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Monday, July 13, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
School can feel like the wrong fit for many gifted learners, but through learning how to notice and support gifted students’ diverse traits and needs, educators can build ideal classroom climates for student success. A Field Guide to Gifted Students: A Teacher’s Introduction to Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Gifted Learners is a practical manual to the unique characteristics of gifted and advanced learners, presented as a concise 32-page, full-color booklet available in sets of 10. Learn more about how this great resource can help you support gifted learners in this interview with the authors, Charlotte Agell and Molly Kellogg. read more...
5 Resources of Great Teaching Ideas for the New School Year
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, July 08, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
No matter what form school takes in the coming year, students need resources and lessons that expand their learning and challenge their skills. These great resources offer student-driven learning experiences and build crucial social-emotional skills and timely critical thinking skills. read more...
Concept-Based Instruction: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Teachers and curriculum specialists are exposed to many ideas from educational leaders, but it is difficult to know which ones can be transformed into meaningful learning experiences in the classroom. Concept-Based Instruction: Building Curriculum With Depth and Complexity helps educators translate the works of leading educational thinkers into concept-based units and challenges all students to think through active and meaningful learning experiences. Learn more about the book and how to create practical and organized units that inspire student thinking in this interview with the author, Brian E. Scott, Ed.D. read more...
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