Presenter: Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., nRich Educational Consulting
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A, 2C; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4A, 4B, 4D; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1 

As educators, we are often taught how to differentiate instruction for students that need the most structure. But what about the rest of our students? In this 1-hour course from nRich, Differentiating UP! Offering Students Choice, Dr. Richard Cash offers participants several ways to change up lesson plans in a way that removes the ceiling for all students. This course is all about offering choice to your students in the ways they receive their lessons and is a great tool for any educator.

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Every student in the classroom is unique. While some teaching methods might work for most students, it never hurts to have a few extra ideas in your toolbag. Differentiating teaching can be the difference between a student truly grasping lessons or becoming lost.

In this 1-hour course, Dr. Richard Cash shares several ways teachers can differentiate their lesson plans and give students more choice. With over 25 years of education experience, Dr. Cash knows the best ways to reach the minds of students and help them prosper in the classroom. The course offers numerous ways to differentiate the classroom experience for each student and gives examples on how to use them practically in class.

After taking this course, you’ll understand more about:

  • Stations and centers
  • Using choice menus
  • Using learner profiles
  • Using special interest groups

Presenter Bio

Dr. Richard Cash has worked in the field of education for over 25 years. He has taught at the elementary, middle school and college levels. Most recently, he served as Director of Gifted Programs for the Bloomington Public Schools in Minnesota. Dr. Cash is the president and lead consultant for nRich Educational Consulting, Inc. His areas of expertise include educational programming, differentiated instruction, brain compatible classrooms, and self-regulated learning. Dr. Cash has authored “Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century” and “Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics” (co-author Diane Heacox), which was a Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Legacy Book® Award winner. He is actively involved with the World Council on Gifted Education, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC).  

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152 reviews for Differentiating UP! Offering Students Choice

  1. Michelle – BLANCHESTER LOCAL (verified owner)

    Lots of good info–just not a ton of it will go along with middle school history.

  2. Cynthia – FLOUR BLUFF ISD (verified owner)

    Very helpful course. Walked away with ideas I can actually implement in my classroom.

  3. Laura – CARROLL ISD (verified owner)

    Good information of stations and centers.

  4. Julie – CARLISLE LOCAL (verified owner)

    Lots of good ideas for various subjects

  5. Graciela – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    I like the many different stations and centers that can be used in a classroom

  6. Melissa – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    I liked a lot of the ideas presented in this training.

  7. Michele – CARLISLE LOCAL (verified owner)

    Great resources and differentiation ideas

  8. Sheila – HUNTSVILLE ISD – TEXAS ONLINE PREP (verified owner)

    Informative class on choice boards for a variety of classrooms.

  9. Gabriela – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas!

  10. RACHEL A – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)


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