Professional Development

Professional Development

How do I Get Started with PBL?

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 project

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Funding Options for US School

Funding Options for SchoolsIf you are interested in receiving more information on US Government and other funding options to support the implementation of Renzulli Learning, please contact Rita Mauro at [email protected] or 203-680-8391.US Department of Education CARES ActThe CARES Act, si

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Training Opportunities

Renzulli Learning offers several different paths to Professional Development and Training. Our recorded webinars are available free for your professional learning to help you get started using Renzulli Learning and take your usage to the next level. On-demand, self-paced training is available right

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

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 th

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

 Engage Your Students with Expression Style Groupsto Celebrate Black History Month!Grades 3+ and upComputer access – at least one per groupJoin our Twitter Challenge – See Below!Use the Power of the Profiler to group your students according to Expression Styles, then

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GeoVisions Partnership with Renzulli Learning

GeoVisions Partnership with Renzulli Learning GeoVisions is an innovator in global service programs for students, families and educators. Their programs include an experiential service component, which allows participants to develop valuable global experience and personal relationships. They offers

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

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 STY

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Tip of the Month: Scaffolding Your Type III Process

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 inten

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

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 to use “PBL

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Sharing Best Practices: Launching Type III Projects

Launching Type III ProjectsThis month’s Best Practice comes from Mrs. Brittany Motes, a 3-5th Grade Gifted and Talented Teacher, Vernon CTMy students frequently work on Type III Independent or Small Group Investigations as part of our instructional time together.  Stude

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Partnering with Parents

Partnering with Parents ~ Just in Time for Conferences!This month’s Best Practice comes from Mrs. Maria Schweyer, second grade teacher from Watertown, CT.Do you want to partner with parents for the success of your students? Renzulli Learning makes it easy with the Parent Portal!Once you ha

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

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 Level.Selec

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