Dr. Richard M. Cash is an award-winning author and educator who has worked in the field of education for over twenty-five years. His range of experience includes teaching, curriculum coordination, and program administration. Currently, he is an internationally recognized education consultant (www.nrich.consulting). His consulting work has taken him throughout the United States, as well as into Canada, the Czech Republic, China, England, Indonesia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, Spain, South Korea, and Turkey.
Richard received his doctorate in educational leadership and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Along with his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Minnesota, Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in theater from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. For over ten years, he codirected a children’s theater company in Minnesota, and coauthored four award-winning children’s plays. He was recipient of the National Association for Gifted Children’s Early Leader Award (2011), recognizing his leadership in programming for gifted children. Richard was also named the “Friend of the Gifted, 2016” by Minnesota Educators of the Gifted and Talented.
His areas of expertise are educational programming, rigorous and challenging curriculum design, differentiated instruction, 21st century skills, brain-compatible classrooms, gifted and talented education, and self-regulated learning. Dr. Cash is the author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century (2011), a finalist for the Association for Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award; Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn; and coauthor of (with Diane Heacox) Differentiation for Gifted Learners: Going Beyond the Basics (2014), winner of The Legacy Book® Award for Outstanding Educators Publication.
This book connects the unique learning differences among gifted students to the specific teaching methods used to tailor their educational experiences so differentiated instruction for gifted and talented students can go beyond adjusting content levels, task complexity, or product choice.
In this webinar, Dr. Richard Cash discusses doable, evidence-based practices to help students engage in learning, build confidence, set and manage goals, develop habits of thinking, do effective home study, and reflect on their learning.