Welcome to Duke TIP's Teachers Workshop blog! As so many students are taking their learning 100 percent online, we hope educators and parents alike will find some great resources here. The latest post, TIPs for Taking Your Course Online, is a great place to start!
This course for gifted students grades 8-10 develops writing skills for high school success, including critical reading practice. Students learn how to write definition essays, arguments, literary analyses, and research papers.
This writing course for gifted students grades 6-8 teaches the building blocks of academic writing: vivid diction, controlling purpose, audience awareness, and lively voice while students review examples of descriptive, expressive, and narrative writing.
This course for gifted students grades 8-10 helps them explore a range of world literature texts while they develop writing skills in literary analysis and various modes of discourse. Students investigate multiple genres from Latin America, India, and the Middle East.
This course for gifted students grades 6-8 helps them analyze classic American literature, developing skills in decoding texts such as To Kill a Mockingbird, Warriors Don’t Cry, and A Raisin in the Sun.