Let's meet standards by building stuff, through critical thinking, prototypes, and creativity. From poetry to gnomes, wrecking balls to paper football, gliders to land speeders, primary sources to Ferris wheels, come visit the Portable. Have a look . . . stay awhile. We're pretty friendly around here. Watch the portable grow!
An active classroom which combines standards-driven units and hands-on, inquiry-based learning.
Pikes Peak Association for Gifted Students President. Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented Board Member. National Math and Science Initiative Contributing Author, Colorado Boettcher Foundation Scholar and Teacher; Colorado State University Admissions Outstanding Teacher; Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society in Education National Officer; Phi Beta Kappa
B.A. (with distinction) University of Colorado, Boulder in English Literature; M.A. University of Colorado, Colorado Springs in Curriculum and Instruction; K-12 Gifted and Talented Endorsement; Secondary Language Arts Licensed
In services with free lessons and units you can use tomorrow! Contact Mark for engaging and interactive presentations in your school district on a range of topics in gifted education. Join in the conversation at giftedlearners.org.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Science, Biology, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Music, Drama, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, School Counseling, Psychology, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Instructional Technology, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Poetry, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, School Psychology, Engineering, Close Reading