Students develop a Facebook page for a US President, incorporating key events and people.
Build strong opinions by constructing academic tournaments. Students must decided what is "the best" as they work through their brackets.
Gifted students often excel in many fields. This trait, known as "multipotentiality," has many benefits, but can also make life choices more complicated for gifted kids.
Let's teach students to show their understanding of a topic by creating an extreme venn diagram.
Let's make academic movie posters to show an understanding of content, but, to add an extra layer, we'll pick a specific genre of movie.
Have students analyze Dr. Seuss poetry to learn how to mimic his style, then write a Seuss-y poem to show their understanding of grade level content.
Asking students to graph subjective traits and characteristics leads to deep thinking, fuzzy problems, and classrooms debates. Take graphs beyond math and apply them to character discussions, and science and social studies judgments.
Improve students' presentation skills using a few simple rules and resources.