Author Archives: Richard M. Cash, Ed.D.

About Richard M. Cash, Ed.D.

Writes the "Cash in on Learning" post series for Free Spirit Publishing.

Cash in on Learning: Homework and the Gifted Learner

Few topics in education can stir more conversation and controversy than that of homework. Typically, we consider homework any practice that is done outside of the school day or classroom. Most often, homework is practice of what was taught during … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Inexpensive Field Trips to Engage and Enrich Gifted Students

Now that the school year is well underway, you may be noticing that some of your brightest students are flying through the introductory information or reviews that are prominent in the early fall. In celebration of National Go on a … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Engaging and Authentic Learning through Essential Questions

This past April, I had the incredible honor of working with the Bureau of Education in Hong Kong to train teachers on depth and complexity. The Chinese government as a whole is moving toward great reform in how curriculum is … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Preparing for Different Learners

Even though there is about a month left in our summer vacation, it’s not too soon to start preparing for the coming school year. Unless you loop (the practice of having students more than one year), you probably won’t know … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Surviving Summer Boredom by Being CREATIVE

It never fails that right about this time in the summer, kids (and some adults) start to say, “I’m bored!” They’ve done all the camps, played all the games, and are starting to take the out-of-school time for granted. Well, … Continue reading

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