Change Makers- Concentric Circles

Envision Gifted. Change Makers Concentric circles

June 5, 2017

Gifted Students & Intervention


Frames Come in all Shapes and Sizes!

Using Frames of Knowledge

April 27, 2017

Frames of Knowledge- Different Sizes

It's not uncommon for people to be surprised to learn that frames of knowledge don't have to have 4 sides.  Determine the number of sides based on student needs and abilities.

Color- Coding

Use color coding for student accountability.  Give each child a different color pen or pencil to use.

Break Apart Method

This method is great for kids working in groups.  Simply make two copies of the frame.  Have students cut the frame into the four (or whichever is on your frame).  Have students keep 1 as the base and then cut apart the other and distribute sides to a team mate.  When students are done, they simple glue their sections of the frame onto the original.

Post-It Notes

I always had students either meet in small groups or with me to discuss before they took on an group assignment.  This allowed for structure support and scaffold and also helped to generate a quality product.

By using post it notes, students ponder a bit longer about what they are going to write.


Sample Group Work