Tag Archives: differentiated instruction

Enter to Win Books on Differentiation

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Barbara K! These four unique titles offer strategies for educators who are new to differentiating instruction and for those who are ready to take it to the next level. Use these titles … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Teacher Resources by Richard Cash!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner! Dr. Richard Cash offers research-based strategies and techniques that are proven to increase student achievement. His greatest passion is helping teachers recognize the various talents all children possess and create engaging … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty

I began my teaching career in St. Paul, Minnesota, at a magnet school for gifted students. My first thought about my first teaching assignment was that it would be one of the easiest jobs in the field. However, the diversity … 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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Snappy Answers to Stupid Excuses (for Parents of Gifted Kids)

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of The Gifted Teen Survival Guide When it comes to understanding and serving gifted kids, school administrators run the gamut from awful to awesome—and I’ve worked with both types. The awful ones may talk a good … Continue reading

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