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Male teacher working with elementary school boy at his desk
Male teacher working with elementary school boy at his desk
Julia L. Roberts

Product Assessment: Using the DAP Tool Rather Than Multiple Rubrics

Focusing on product assessment, this article highlights the DAP Tool (i.e., the Developing and Assessing Product Tool) as a protocol for assessing products.

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Sheila Mulbry

Connect Chat: Ideas and Tips for Serving G/T Students in 2020

G/T educators joined together in this Connect Chat for a brainstorm session to share ideas and strategies for successful G/T services during this unique school year. Attendees shared questions, ideas, challenges, and what they’ve learned so far.

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Tamra Stambaugh

Differentiation 101

Definitions and frameworks serve as a guide for differentiating instruction and meeting the needs of a variety of learners. Learn specific definitions to used words such as depth, complexity, and abstractness as well as evidence-supported models to help you differentiate or lead differentiated instruction in your classroom or school in this recorded presentation.

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Cindy Gilson

A Crash Course on Curriculum Compacting

Curriculum compacting is an effective approach for organizing differentiated learning experiences for diverse gifted learners. We will explore how to identify content and skills that your students have already mastered and ways to replace it with differentiated curriculum, enrichment, or acceleration to enhance your students’ strengths and excitement for learning!

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Jason Trumble

PBL and the Engineering Design Process for STEM Learning

This article describes an interdisciplinary PBL instructional design model that allowed students to drive the questioning and creation as they engaged in the engineering design process.

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Kimberly Stewart

Developing Our Human Capital: One District’s Efforts to Challenge Bright Students More Effectively in Mathematics

One district shares its story of creating a math clustering program to best serve its talented students.