Workshop model is a fantastic instructional method in most classrooms, but you still have to make tweaks to help it reach all of your learners. If you've been wanting to try it with gifted students but haven't been able to figure out how to accommodate them in the workshop model, then this blog post's for you! I share my best suggestions for differentiating instruction for advanced learners in workshop. A free framework is included to help you get started! #giftededucation #workshopmodel
Look, we get it. Gifted kids are statistically fairly rare. It's not every day you meet a child who has memorized the periodic table or who can hold their own in a political discussion on the playground. A child with a high IQ can be a bit jarring to encounter, we know. We're fairly used
Last week I was scouring the internet for some more inquiry ideas for my classroom when I came across Genius Hour. One word ... hooked. And inspired. And motivated. (I was never good at limiting my words). ;) Sufficed to say, I KNEW it was going to happen in my classroom. In a nutshell, Genius Hour is something that happens in your classroom for one hour a week. During this time, students research and complete an inquiry project based on their passions - really digging deep into what…
Teachers of gifted students in the general education classroom. My three wishes for these teachers as they serve gifted students in their classroom. Meaningful and actionable tips to implement with gifted children. This blog post is a must-read for educators of gifted students.