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Abstract Thinking, Complexity, and Depth
Add rigor to your curriculum by adding
abstraction, complexity, and depth to your
lesson and unit plans.

Advanced Rubrics
Set student expectations for advanced
performance utilizing Advanced Rubrics

Affective Taxonomy
Nurture students' social/emotional development

Analogies
Expand vocabulary and analytical thinking
skills through analogies

Bloom's Taxonomy
Boost students' high-order thinking skills
with the upper half of Bloom's triangle

Content, Process, Product, Modifications
Differentiate for gifted students using content,
process, and product modifications

Creative Problem Solving
Enhance 21st century skills through the use
of creative problem solving

Creative Taxonomy
Understand creative thinking through William's
Taxonomy of creative thought

Curriculum Compacting
Eliminate portions of the curriculum gifted students
have mastered to make time for enrichment and
special projects

Grouping
Group gifted students with their intellectual peers
to promote achievement

High Level Thinking Skills
Focus on high-level thinking skills to develop
critical and analytical thought

Hilda Taba's Teaching Strategies
Teach your students to think inductively

Independent Study
Facilitate students' independent projects

Interest Inventories
Find your students' passion interests with
kid friendly interest inventories

Learning Contracts
Keep students on task during differentiated
course work with learning contracts

Preassess
Comprehend what students already know
to eliminate redundant tasks

Product Option Menu
Offer options for students to demonstrate
learning

Reciprocal Reading Protocol
Enhance reading comprehension with this
step-by-step process

Scamper
Help kids learn to process various items or
topics

Six Thinking Hats
Promote creative problem solving skills in
group settings

Socratic Seminar
Discuss readings in an open, interactive,
group setting to strengthen critical thinking
skills

Synectics
Make the strange familiar and make the
familiar strange

Thinking Actively in Social Context
Develop problem solving skills through this
multiphase process

Tiered Lessons Part 1 and 2
Ramp up rigor in daily lessons through the
tiering process

Visual-Spatial Learners
Modify instructional strategies to meet the needs
of visual spatial learners

Web 2.0 Tools
Move students toward 21st century skills with
free web 2.0 tools