Tag Archives: 21st century skills

Happy Kid Inventors’ Day!

By Eric Braun No sooner have you gotten your winter holiday decorations put away when another holiday is right on top of us. This time it’s Kid Inventors’ Day. (Don’t you hate when they play Kid Inventors’ Day Musak at … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Differentiation Based on Readiness: Meeting the Needs of All Students

By now, most every teacher has heard about this thing we call differentiation. Just as a recap for those of you who may have forgotten the basic tenets of differentiation: we can differentiate content (what we teach), process (how kids … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Questioning Strategies to Improve Thinking and Learning

Now that the school year is in full bloom, we’ve gotten to know our students. We are ready to dive deep into the curriculum, so let’s consider questioning techniques that can really improve our students’ abilities to think and thus … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Creative Thinking: Brainstorming Your Way to Solutions

by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century When I was in elementary and high school, I was not considered the most outstanding student. In elementary school, my grades … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: The Common Core: A Launching Pad for Thinking

by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century Last month I blogged about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will soon be driving the curriculum and instructional practices of our … Continue reading

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