Dr. Bertie Kingore
Binder of Instructional materials
Flash drive with presentation slides
A copy of Rigor and Engagement for Growing Minds
Train your staff using Dr. Kingoreís personal presentation materials!
Experience how to integrate the Common Core with intellectual integrity.
Over 1,000 slides provide opportunities for you to select from more than a dozen hours of training information and engagement applications. The full-color, professional slides feature research-based content as well as the following.
- How to implement rigor and engagement
- Handout masters
- Interactive learning experiences for participants
- Relevant articles
- Facilitatorís notes and guides
- Student examples
Current research moves the focus of education from mastering
content toward a major concern for rigor, relevance, depth, clarity,
and understanding how instruction influences all students' continuous
learning and future life in college or the work place. Explore
hundreds of ready-to-use ideas and learning experiences to
realistically help you transform your classroom into a rigorous
Engagement for Growing Minds will become your most user-friendly
tool in achieving these goals.
- Implement the
CCSS while lifting standards for high-ability students.
- Use assessments
that provide actionable data aligned to required instruction.
- Transform lessons
and products with rigor, relevance, and higher-order thinking
- Engage students
so they are motivated to exert the effort required to reach higher
I know you will enjoy the experience, and your students will be
re-invigorated to work at their top levels of challenge.
emphasizes realistic, practical applications that effectively promote
rigor and engagement in learning environments. The word rigor is used
as an acrostic to organize the contents of this book and to clarify
the five instructional priorities required in a rigorous learning
environment. The current focus of education and standards involves
understanding how instruction influences students' future, including
their academic lives and careers. Hence, the main objective of this
book is to explore the instructional practices that enable students
to progress toward autonomy, future competency, and success. In a
rigorous learning environment, educators:
realistic and relevant high-level expectations;
complexity and depth in content, process, and product;
support systems and scaffold success; and
assessments to guide instruction and benefit learners.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dr. Bertie Kingore is an
international consultant who has worked with students, their
teachers, and their parents for over 30 years. Recognized
for her humorous and practical presentations, her energetic
sessions leave teachers revitalized and eager to implement
her shared ideas and learning experiences in their own
classrooms. She has received many honors including the
Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of North Texas
where she earned her Ph.D. She is a past President of the
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented and was also
recognized as the first Texas Gifted Educator of the