Sharing Best Practices

11 02, 2020

Sharing Best Practices: Primary Grades – Live Animal Cams

By |2020-02-11T18:55:00+00:00February 11th, 2020|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Sharing Best Practices|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 |2020-03-05T15:24:41+00:00December 10th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Sharing Best Practices|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 |2020-03-05T15:33:40+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 [...]

18 11, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Launching Type III Projects

By |2019-11-21T13:24:33+00:00November 18th, 2019|Sharing Best Practices|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 Best Practices|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|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 [...]

28 08, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Happy Dreamer Introduction

By |2019-08-28T12:55:17+00:00August 28th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Lessons, Sharing Best Practices|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 [...]

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

Sharing Best Practices: Ready, Set, Renzulli

By |2020-03-05T15:45:07+00:00April 30th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Sharing Best Practices|0 Comments

Ready, Set, Renzulli This month’s Best Practice comes from Dr. Julie Ledford, Gifted & Talented Teacher, from Fort Worth, Texas. In today’s fast-paced world, students need technology skills to keep up with new developments and compete in the workplace. As an educator, it is crucial to integrate these experiences [...]

26 03, 2019

Sharing Best Practices: Type III Investigations

By |2020-03-05T15:58:47+00:00March 26th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Professional Development, Sharing Best Practices|0 Comments

Type III Investigations ~  Focus on Expression Styles & Alternative Audiences This month’s Best Practice comes from Ms. Theresa McKeowan, grades 3-5 Gifted & Talented Teacher from West Hartford, CT. One of the most exciting phases of the Type III Investigation process is creative production! Students love the time [...]