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2015 Course Review – Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers

2015 Course Review - Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers Happy Holidays from everyone here at GT Ignite! As 2015 draws to a close, I would like to spend some time reflecting on what I’ve accomplished this year. Resolutions are great, but they are only effective when I pause at the end of the year to measure how far I’ve come. Am I still going to the gym? Did I read all 30 books I resolved to read at the beginning of the year? Did I spend more quality time with my husband, and less time in front of the TV? Did my productivity at work increase? I can tell you that I like the answers to some of those questions more than others. No matter what the answers are, it’s exciting to see how far our GT Ignite team has come and how much we [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Categories: AP English, Differentiation, Gifted Students, Math Differentiation, Social & Emotional|0 Comments

Building Differentiated Math Projects

Complex Math and the Krispy Kreme Doughnut: Building Differentiated Math Projects Ian Byrd Shares Tools for Creating Math Projects that will Intrigue and Motivate Students If you’re like me, this post had you hooked with three little words: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts I try my best to stick to a healthy diet, but every now and then I just need a good dose of gooey, sugary goodness. Mmmmm, doughnuts! Hopefully I’ve got your attention, because now I’m going to bring up a subject that puts me in a comatose state faster than eating a dozen donuts in a single sitting (stop judging me)! That’s right, this post is really about math! I’m more of a literature gal, so I don’t get nearly as excited about math as I do a great book. So what do doughnuts have to do with math? Everything, says former G/T student and now G/T expert Ian [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|Categories: Math Differentiation|0 Comments

Math Strategies for G/T Students to Engage Easily Distracted

Math Strategies for G/T Students to Engage Easily Distracted (A review of Differentiating Math Instruction from A to Z by Carol Raymond of EA Young Academy) We all know the difficulty of trying to engage our G/T students. When not challenged, they bore easily, get restless and become a distraction to others. Most importantly, they miss out on their education. Constantly having to juggle redirection, education and discipline on a minute by minute basis makes for a stressful day for us educators. Our students deserve an engaging education and we can accomplish this by offering different math options. That’s why I’m excited to share with you my review of Differentiating Math Instruction from A to Z by Carol Raymond of EA Young Academy. She offers easy, simple and effective solutions for engaging the distracted G/T student. You are equipped immediately! Ms. Raymond has taught in a number of different capacities. [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|Categories: Math Differentiation|Tags: |0 Comments