Tips for Teachers

Tips for Teachers

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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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 have Prof

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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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Student Introduction to Renzulli Learning

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Project Based Learning System (PBL)

Easy and Secure Project Based LearningRenzulli Learning makes Project Based Learning (PBL) easy with our platform by providing a safe and secure environment for students to work on and showcase their projects!Students who use PBL are engaged with in-depth research experiences of real wor

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Professional Development

Renzulli Learning believes that teachers are at the heart of good teaching and we can’t underestimate the teacher’s critical role. Teachers need time and resources to build their knowledge base through ongoing Professional Development, structured professional learning communities, coaching and mento

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Tip of the Month: New School Year Transition

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 the Renzulli Profiler of course!If you

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Sharing Best Practices: Happy Dreamer Introduction

Introducing Students to Renzulli Learning withHappy Dreamer, by Peter H. ReynoldsThis 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 prio

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