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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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Cash in on Learning: What’s So Different About Differentiation for the Gifted?

Now that “differentiation” has become a common term in the general lexicon of education, we need to differentiate the practice of differentiation. The idea of differentiation has a long history in general terms. In the 1930s, as the reach of … 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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