Our Sharing Showcase is filled with best practices shared by our amazing Renzulli Learning teachers from around the world.

23 05, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Avoid the Summer Slide!

By |2020-05-26T19:17:15+00:00May 23rd, 2020|Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips, Weekly Activities|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 [...]

20 04, 2020

Weekly Activities for April 20, 2020

By |2020-04-28T18:40:10+00:00April 20th, 2020|Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Weekly Activities|0 Comments

Sharing Best Practices: eBooks and Journals This week’s Best Practice comes from Keli Townsend, Ed.D., Lead Writing Teacher from Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL. One of my favorite tools in Renzulli Learning is the student journal. Assigning reading journals in Renzulli Learning will help students process their experience with [...]

6 04, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Lesson Ideas to Get Started

By |2020-04-06T18:07:03+00:00April 6th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

Suggested Activities to Get Started with Renzulli Learning This month’s Best Practice comes from Mr. Heath Dear, Gifted and Talented Teacher from Sheldon, ISD, Texas! Mr. Dear has just recently started to use Renzulli Learning with his G/T students for remote learning, and dove right in with enthusiasm! After [...]

11 02, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Primary Grades – Live Animal Cams

By |2020-04-01T16:49:38+00:00February 11th, 2020|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|0 Comments

Engage Your Primary Level Students in Writing Practice with Live Animal Cams! This month’s Best Practice comes from Mrs. Toni Kubousek, Renzulli Learning Professional Development Specialist and Content Curator. Toni was a first grade teacher and administrator in Tampa, FL before joining the Renzulli Learning team in 2006! Here’s [...]

10 12, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Light Up Someone’s Holiday!

By |2020-04-01T16:50:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase|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 |2020-04-24T04:13:49+00:00November 19th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|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 [...]

18 11, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Launching Type III Projects

By |2020-04-01T16:50:32+00:00November 18th, 2019|Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase|0 Comments

Launching Type III Projects This month’s Best Practice comes from Mrs. Brittany Motes, a 3-5th Grade Gifted and Talented Teacher, Vernon CT My students frequently work on Type III Independent or Small Group Investigations as part of our instructional time together.  Students love exploring topics of interest and [...]

24 10, 2019

Partnering with Parents

By |2020-03-05T15:42:02+00:00October 24th, 2019|Sharing Showcase|0 Comments

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 [...]

24 10, 2019

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

By |2020-03-05T15:25:49+00:00October 24th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Professional Development Blog, Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|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 [...]

28 08, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Happy Dreamer Introduction

By |2020-04-28T19:38:24+00:00August 28th, 2019|Sharing Showcase, Teaching Tips|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 [...]