Enhance Your Curriculum with Personalized Activities by Subject!
Renzulli Learning provides your students with many outstanding “Type I” experiences - activities designed to expose students to a wide variety of disciplines, topics, occupations, hobbies, persons, places, and events that would not ordinarily be covered in the regular curriculum - as detailed in the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) by Dr. Joseph Renzulli and Dr. Sally Reis.
Renzulli Learning sorts students’ Enrichment Activities by Category AND by Subject! The capability to search the Enrichment Database by Subject Area enables teachers to efficiently infuse differentiated activities into their content area curriculum!
Have students go to My Enrichment Activities and scroll down to Personalized Activities by Subject. From there they can browse the Subject Categories based on their Profiler Results or they can do an Advanced Search!
Check out a few of our favorite activities below!
To locate these activities within Renzulli Learning you can SEARCH Enrichment Activities and type in the title of the activity you would like to locate. For more ideas to infuse enrichment activities with your curriculum, please visit the Unit Supplements on the Teacher Site, under “Teach.” We can also link these enrichment resources to your regular curriculum if you send us a theme or topic.
National Geographic for Kids: 50 Birds 50 States- New York
History & Social Studies
Barry the bald eagle flies to the birthplace of hip-hop: New York State. MC Blue the eastern bluebird shows Barry around New York City, which is the United States' largest city. From there they tour many places in the Empire State, from Niagara Falls to the Atlantic Coast.
Art For Kids Hub: How To Paint A Beautiful Landscape With Watercolor
Projects & Independent Study
Learn how to paint a landscape (sunset or sunrise). It may look challenging, but it’s a lot easier than it looks! This technique is perfect for young artists! You’ll need a permanent marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, water, and a paint brush.
Run, jump, dodge, and duck through school so you can be an awesome UPSTANDER and stand up to bullying with this video from Go Noodle!
45 Ways to Save Water At Home
Did you know that most people in North America use 50 to 70 gallons of water indoors each day. Seventy-five percent of that indoor water usage occurs in the bathroom! That is a lot of water each day! This resource has some amazing tips and tricks for conserving water. Do you have any other ideas how your community can impact water usage?
Meet the Helpers: Meet The Helpers In Your Community
Videos & Podcasts
On this site learn all about 911 Operators, Firefighters, Police Officers, Doctors and more. Watch videos to learn all about these kinds of helpers.
VPR But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids : What Is The Biggest Number?
What's the biggest number? Who was the first mathematician? Why is seven a lucky number? Why is fifth grade math so hard? We're tackling something new: questions about math! With us to offer some answers and some mind-blowing concepts is author Joseph Mazur.
Projects & Independent Study
Explore the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon with Western River Expeditions and 360 Labs, a 360º VR production company based in Portland, Or with 10 years experience in creating VR video. We start with a reading from Maj. John Wesley Powell's journal entry as he passed the Confluence area with the Little Colorado River, considered the beginning of the Grand Canyon itself. Then we take you through some of the largest whitewater rapids in North America including Hance, Granite, and Hermit, where 15ft standing waves will definitely rock you! Hold on!
S.T.E.M. & S.T.E.A.M.
What comes to your mind when you hear the word, engineer? Kristen Hart thinks, “Adventure!” At this site she will explain how she became an air management engineer, and how she tries to protect the air from pollution. Learn about other environmental engineers, and how you can prepare for a career as one. Click the link to begin your adventures in engineering!
A short travelogue of Egypt, this book was written as part of an early 20th century series of travelogues on exotic destinations.Scuba divers who explore the coral reefs near Belize keep a careful count of animal species. Study a table that presents their findings, and see what inferences and predictions you can make. Do you see any problems that need solving? Can you come up with a solution?
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week in politics. Check out their discussions for insight into current Social Action issues!
Here you will find thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars. View lectures from universities such as Berkeley, MIT, and Yale. Browse by subject or scan the top-rated items. This site is updated frequently, so check back often. Browse the curated playlists to explore Social Action Issues.
Listen as this great romantic tragedy is read aloud. You may wish to follow along with the narrator.
Thanks for being a part of the Renzulli Learning family and we hope you find these resources helpful.
Your Renzulli Learning Team