Practice can be fun using a simple practice cube. The theory behind it is simple: practice can become routine and mundane, and adding a little creativity to it can make all the difference in the world. Surprisingly, this simple cube can make even the most routine practice fun and kinesthetic. You can get your students’ […]
Free, editable frames for use with the Depth & Complexity icons are hard to find. This free, editable PowerPoint shares two free frames to use with the Depth & Complexity icons, as well as instructions and copy-and-pastable (is that a word???) icons.
Reading is one of the great joys of life, yet for gifted children, reading can become a tedious exercise, fraught with difficulty and frustration. This happens when they are forced to follow along in class while others read aloud. You know how you feel when you’re stuck in traffic and your car wants to go […]
Differentiated instruction is the key to appropriately serving all students, and it’s essential to explain the ways that will manifest itself in the classroom. You must share with parents and students that this class will be different in the way that students work. This sets the expectation from the beginning, prevents contention and decreases resistance. […]
PowerPoint Timer Slides are decks that automatically count down, advancing without clicking. They’re great for teachers who want students to be able to track progress and manage their time. This kind of structure can be helpful to all students, but especially for those students who have emerging executive function skills and struggle to keep their […]
This simple yet cool one-slide PowerPoint lets you “spin” a wheel, and it even includes a satisfying “spinny” sound. Uses, you ask? choose teams choose assignments select number of seconds or minutes or times something will be done anything requiring an element of randomness take the place of dice in a game To use it, […]