Professional Development

13 03, 2020

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ~ COVID-19

By |2020-03-23T17:03:02+00:00March 13th, 2020|Professional Development, Renzulli News|0 Comments

School May Be Closed, but the Learning Continues Free for the Remainder of Academic Year 2019-20 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. [...]

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|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development|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 [...]

5 02, 2020

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

By |2020-02-05T19:03:57+00:00February 5th, 2020|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development|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|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! [...]

19 11, 2019

Tip of the Month: Scaffolding Your Type III Process

By |2020-03-05T15:33:40+00:00November 19th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development, Sharing Best Practices|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 |2020-03-18T18:39:20+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 |2020-03-05T15:25:49+00:00October 24th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Professional Development, Sharing Best Practices|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 [...]

4 06, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Avoid the Summer Slide!

By |2019-11-01T13:38:34+00:00June 4th, 2019|Lessons, Professional Development, Sharing Best Practices|0 Comments

Avoiding the Summer Slide This month’s Best Practice comes from our Director of Professional Development and Client Support, Jeanne Pascon, M.Ed. Looking to avoid that “Summer Slide” for your students? Look no further than Renzulli Learning for engaging, enriching ideas! Students can “Type I” explore the Enrichment Activities Database [...]

30 04, 2019

Join Us at Confratute!

By |2019-11-01T13:38:55+00:00April 30th, 2019|Articles, Professional Development, Renzulli News|0 Comments

Join us at Confratute! Looking for your own enrichment opportunity this summer? How about a Conference that’s an Institute with a little Fraternity in between? Confratute is the longest running summer institute on enrichment-based differentiated teaching and has been held at the University of Connecticut for over 40 years! [...]