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Helping Kids Reach Higher

Supporting underachieving gifted students is our encore podcast this week with the fabulous expert/author Todd Stanley.  This group, as well as high achieving students in general, can be quite adept at playing the school game…getting the work in the bin. Employers today, however, are not looking for kids who can simply jump through hoops.  Innovative thinking, leadership, the ability to work well within a team, and problem solving skills – that’s what’s in demand.
Give this a listen here:  https://myedexpert.com/category/podcasts/

Resources that elevate these critical skills:

Science educators: Consider Ann Kaiser’s contributions such as  “Engineering a Board Game” and “Innovative NGSS Projects.” Lots of educators have also partaken of her free download on “Using the Engineering Design Process in Your Classroom.”
Ann’s bio and resources:  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/akaiser/

Forward to advanced high school math teachers!  This link goes directly to math professor Steve Warner‘s “Introduction to Pure Mathematics.” This lesson is free.  If you like this, the others are only $2.95. Check it out!

Todd Stanley‘s “The Unopened Gift” promotes conversations with kids who are reluctant to open their intellectual gifts – it’s been super popular on our site. (all subjects/grades.)
Tons of social studies teachers have also grabbed his trading game here sons of social studies teachers have also grabbed his trading game so check his work out here:  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/twosox21/

Angela Stockman‘s work is just so amazing! Her “Idea Generator” and “Firestarters” are super.  Personally love her deeper dive on strategies to get even the most resistant writer moving. That’s called “Maker Moves in the Writers Workshop.” Her fab stuff is here:  https://myedexpert.com/vendor/angelastockman/ ELA/Literacy

Thanks for supporting best practices in teaching and leading!

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