In this interactive course, Mr. Brillhard provides an in-depth look at one of the easiest ways to introduce the icons: through Depth and Complexity frames.
By the end of this one-hour course, you’ll have a clear understanding of the following:
- How to introduce Depth and Complexity frames to your students
- How to use frames as a way to learn about your students — and help them learn about themselves
- The two basic types of frames and how to use them
- The two steps you need to know when using frames
- How to adapt the frames to meet the needs of your students, including as a tool for differentiation
- How to use the frames to create “iconic pathways” where one icon leads to another
Daniel Brillhart is a Talented and Gifted (TAG) teacher at Gattis Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. Brillhart earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Science in Technology Education and Cognitive Systems from the University of North Texas in Denton. His teaching experience includes high school government, 6th grade, 4th grade, and he has spent over 10 years teaching TAG. He has won numerous awards including, Teacher of the Year for Govalle Elementary in 1999-2000, Teacher of the Year for Gattis Elementary in 2005-2006, Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year 2007, TAG Teacher of the Year for Region XIII in 2009-2010.