Presenter: Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., nRich Educational Consulting
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3A, 3B, 3C; Learning Environment 4A; Data-Driven Practice 5A, 5B, 5D; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A, 6B, 6C
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

How can you ensure your classroom instruction is challenging and engaging for all of your students? Learners have an array of different interests, skills, and abilities. As an educator, it’s vital to know how to properly challenge them. In this one-hour course from nRich Educational Consulting, Dr. Richard Cash demonstrates exactly how you can achieve success by challenging your students and inspiring them to excel.

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As part of the series on Differentiating UP, Dr. Richard Cash will unpack the curriculum for you to create quality Essential Questions, which are used to guide your instruction. He will also demonstrate the art of compacting to address the needs of those who have proven mastery in a unit of study. Finally, Richard shares how to use Interest or Passion Projects for those students who have proven mastery or wish to be more self-directed in their learning.

This course is excellent for all educators who are seeking to improve their classroom instruction. Once you have completed this session, you will have a firm understanding of how to create a more engaging learning environment for your students’ diverse needs..

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • How to unpack the 3 levels of curriculum
  • Interdisciplinary concepts
  • The format for compacting
  • How to create essential questions
  • How to promote self-directed learning

Other courses in this series:
Differentiating UP! Offering Students Choice

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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