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Ten Brain Based Learning Strategies

Elementary Matters: Ten Brain Based Learning Strategies

Bright Student or Gifted Student?

  • Mandy Smith-Thompson

    So, I think if my teachers had this chart, I would have never been placed in AG class, lol!

  • Lisa Stewart

    Most of the AG labeled children at my school arent truly "gifted." A truly gifted student is usually a handful! Not the best behaved or most compliant. And it is true....they question EVERYthing!

Higher Level Thinking

Hello Literacy: Teaching Web 2.0 Tools for Higher Level Thinking

Great quote from ASCD's 2012 conference. Image links to my blog post summary about what I learned in the conference sessions.

Reflections on the ASCD 2012 conference, Part 2 -

Great Verbs to help explain Blooms..... and create activities for higher level thinking skills in the classroom.

As new national science standards rapidly approach, with promise of increased rigor, districts, schools, teachers, and students brace themselves for uncharted waters. To stay afloat, there are several ways educators can chart the course for smooth sailing while preparing for yearly assessments in science.

So here are some easy ways to add rigor to your lessons that you and administrators will love.

Great book from Larry Ainsworth of Power Standards fame...excellent chapter on CCSS and rigor.

The basis of lesson plans and assessments. I definitely use this to increase the rigor.

The Geniuses / Blooms Taxonomy

Rigor IS for everyone, not just certain students!

raising the rigor of learning centers

A Literate Life - Literacy Stations

Rigor and expectations in education article

Effective Teaching Articles

Rigor Made Easy - Barbara Blackburn Online

Rigor Made Easy - Barbara Blackburn Online

rigor and relevance for homework

reading rigor

Welcome to the International Reading Association

Rigor in K

Mrs. Lirette's Learning Detectives: 15 Days of K


Rigor & Relevance Estimation Container Labels {Freebie}

Critical Thinking and Formative Assessments: Increasing the Rigor in Your Classroom