We all have students who struggle to access grade-level concepts, but how many of you put the same attention into differentiating for your stronger students? Here are some suggestions for how you can differentiate activities for your high achievers.
This is a simple and inexpensive idea. Make these "we're ready" light buttons to use for the classroom. They can be used to signal when groups are ready to share their thinking, when they all agree on something, or ready for transitions.