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Depth & Complexity

Teaching to the Top: An Advanced Depth and Complexity Boot Camp

If the icons of depth and complexity don’t feel as shiny as they once did, this session recording from giftED20 is for you. Rediscover the power of the icons through targeted activities that take the “depth and complexity” in depth and complexity seriously.

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Depth & Complexity

Depth and Complexity with Math

Participants will explore how the Icons of Depth and Complexity will enable their students to grasp math concepts at a deeper level and consider math situations in new ways in this video recorded at giftED20.

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4-3-2-1 Creating Leveled, Rigorous Questions with the Depth and Complexity Icons

Developing meaningful, challenging questions is a difficult task. In this session, participants will move from creating a one-icon question to composing one with four or more icons embedded, guiding students to deep, abstract thought.

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The Math Connection: Using the Depth & Complexity Framework to Differentiate Secondary Math Content

Connect overarching mathematical concepts with numerous Depth & Complexity Iconic Prompts to understand natural connections between the Framework and mathematics Рleading to a better understanding of ways to differentiate instruction within math courses.

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Depth & Complexity

What Is Depth and Complexity?

The need for curriculum and instruction to be modified for gifted students in depth, complexity, and pacing is not a new concept. The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students (Texas Education Agency, 1996, 2009) informs districts of this need. The lingering question is how it is best accomplished.