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.
10 12, 2019

Engage Your Students in the Holidays – and Learning!

By |2019-12-12T14:55:48+00:00December 10th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development|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 |2019-12-12T16:54:12+00:00December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|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 [...]

19 11, 2019

Tip of the Month: Scaffolding Your Type III Process

By |2019-11-21T18:12:26+00:00November 19th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Renzulli News|0 Comments

As I work with teachers starting their journey with the Schoolwide Enrichment Model and Renzulli Learning, I am often asked about timelines and assessing students’ work. The timeline is completely relative to the age/ability level of the students, how often you meet with them, how long you intend to [...]

19 11, 2019

The PD Corner: PBL vs PBL – Does it really matter?

By |2019-11-21T20:03:30+00:00November 19th, 2019|Articles, Professional Development|0 Comments

Project - ,  Problem - , and Inquiry-Based-Learning  “PBL” is not a new term, but it is getting a lot of air-time lately as educators strive to teach to the 21st Century learner. “Sage on the Stage” methodologies are being left behind as more and more schools encourage teachers [...]

24 10, 2019

Tip of the Month: Differentiated Lessons with a Little Halloween Fun!

By |2019-11-20T20:12:08+00:00October 24th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have you tried creating a Differentiated Lesson yet - so that each student is offered the resources best suited for them? Did you know that you can narrow your search results by adding your own custom subtopic?  Go to the Teach Tab/Lessons/New Lessons. Select your desired Grade [...]

1 09, 2019

Tip of the Month: New School Year Transition

By |2019-11-20T20:12:27+00:00September 1st, 2019|Hints & Tips, Professional Development|0 Comments

New School Year Transition - Have you done it yet? As your students walk through the door with their shiny lunch boxes and new sneakers, you realize that you do not want to waste ANY time in getting to know what makes them tick. What’s the best way? With [...]

28 08, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Happy Dreamer Introduction

By |2019-08-28T12:55:17+00:00August 28th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Sharing Best Practices|0 Comments

Introducing Students to Renzulli Learning with Happy Dreamer, by Peter H. Reynolds This month’s Best Practice comes from Ms. Erin Roads, a fifth grade teacher  from Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School, in New London, CT.   Activity: Introductory Read Aloud with Scholastic PDF activities to do prior to taking the [...]

30 04, 2019

Meet the Curators!

By |2019-09-30T13:53:30+00:00April 30th, 2019|Professional Development, Renzulli News|0 Comments

The Renzulli Learning Curators are curious educators and life-long learners who are passionate about bringing stimulating new resources and curricular materials to your classrooms. Read on to meet the team and find out some of their favorite RL enrichment resources! Jeanne Pascon, M.Ed. West [...]

30 04, 2019

Tip of the Month: Manage Student Data and Ease Student Logins

By |2019-04-30T18:23:10+00:00April 30th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Professional Development|0 Comments

Single Sign-On Services Does your school use an “SSO” - a single sign-on service - to help your teachers and students easily manage passwords and access technology subscriptions seamlessly? Or are you often frustrated by students forgetting their passwords, using the wrong username, or simply taking too much precious [...]

27 03, 2019

Tip of the Month: Reporting Link Issues

By |2019-04-02T18:05:35+00:00March 27th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Newsletters, Professional Development|0 Comments

Bad Link?? Report It! Did you get an “OOPS Bad Link” error?  Or perhaps landed on a page that does not match the description in Renzulli Learning?  “Report It!” We have made great strides in removing bad links from the Renzulli Learning database, however, the Internet changes daily and [...]