About Jeanne Pascon

Jeanne Pascon, M.Ed., is the Director for Professional Development and Client Support for Renzulli Learning. An educator for 25 years, she has been a classroom teacher, technology specialist, and gifted teacher in both Canton and West Hartford, Connecticut. Jeannie is passionate about technology integration, personalized learning, and creativity development in the classroom.
4 05, 2020

Weekly Activities for May 4, 2020

By |2020-06-12T20:06:14+00:00May 4th, 2020|Professional Development Blog, Spotlight on Sources, Weekly Activities|0 Comments

Connecting Globally with Global Collaboration As we consider twenty-first century learning skills, several concepts come immediately to mind - collaboration, communication, and connecting with our broader global community. The Renzulli Learning Global Collaboration feature enables students to develop these skills and many more, organically. What exactly do we mean [...]

23 04, 2020

How do I Get Started with PBL?

By |2020-06-20T04:35:04+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

How Do I Get Started with PBL?  Getting started with Project Based Learning is easy with the Renzulli Learning Project Wizard. There are several ways to launch into Projects: Students develop high-level passion-based projects - aka Renzulli “Type III Investigations” Teachers create and assign projects to students based on [...]

6 04, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Lesson Ideas to Get Started

By |2020-04-06T18:07:03+00:00April 6th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

Suggested Activities to Get Started with Renzulli Learning This month’s Best Practice comes from Mr. Heath Dear, Gifted and Talented Teacher from Sheldon, ISD, Texas! Mr. Dear has just recently started to use Renzulli Learning with his G/T students for remote learning, and dove right in with enthusiasm! After [...]

13 03, 2020

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ~ COVID-19

By |2020-08-04T17:57:17+00:00March 13th, 2020|Renzulli News|0 Comments

School May Be Closed, but the Learning Continues It is an unprecedented time of uncertainty for schools, teachers, and families around the globe. We understand educators are struggling to find solutions for students to continue their school work remotely. Renzulli Learning has always been an option for [...]

5 03, 2020

Tip of the Month: Celebrating Women’s History Month with Search, Assignments, and Groups

By |2020-03-05T18:40:30+00:00March 5th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

March is Women's History Month! Learn how to work with Search, Assignments, and Groups, while preparing to celebrate Women's History Month with your students! From https://womenshistorymonth.gov/ The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park [...]

11 02, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Primary Grades – Live Animal Cams

By |2020-04-01T16:49:38+00:00February 11th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

Engage Your Primary Level Students in Writing Practice with Live Animal Cams! This month’s Best Practice comes from Mrs. Toni Kubousek, Renzulli Learning Professional Development Specialist and Content Curator. Toni was a first grade teacher and administrator in Tampa, FL before joining the Renzulli Learning team in 2006! Here’s [...]

5 02, 2020

Tip of the Month: Black History Month: Engage with Expression Styles!

By |2020-02-05T19:03:57+00:00February 5th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

Engage Your Students with Expression Style Groups to Celebrate Black History Month! Grades 3+ and up Computer access - at least one per group Join our Twitter Challenge - See Below! Use the Power of the Profiler to group your students according to Expression Styles, then let them [...]

10 12, 2019

Tip of the Month: Engage Your Students in the Holidays – and Learning!

By |2020-03-05T15:31:16+00:00December 10th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

The holidays are quickly approaching! Are you looking for something to do that’s FUN and ENGAGING to keep their attention, while embedding important skills and standards? Try this Winter Holiday Scavenger Hunt, teaching them critical search skills along the way, and culminating in EXPRESSION STYLE presentations back to classmates! [...]

10 12, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Light Up Someone’s Holiday!

By |2020-04-01T16:50:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase|0 Comments

This month’s Best Practice comes from our own Director of Professional Development and Client Support, Jeanne Pascon, M.Ed. Holiday Cards for Our Troops One of my favorite lessons of the school year, repeated each year students were in my G/T class - some from fourth grade all the way [...]