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Challenging Gifted Students

Challenging gifted students is often overlooked by educators already overwhelmed with a wide range of ability levels in today’s inclusive classrooms. Teachers cite the pressures of dealing with a culture of testing, lack of preparation time, and reduction in support staff as constraints on their time to adequately work with students who are admittedly working well beyond the expected standards. 581 more words


Cash in on Learning: Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty

I began my teaching career in St. Paul, Minnesota, at a magnet school for gifted students. My first thought about my first teaching assignment was that it would be one of the easiest jobs in the field. 1,103 more words

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Review of Instructional Design Research

Well, I am right back to it with a bang! This semester I have begun my Technology-Based Learning Environments course by reviewing some research on instructional design. 542 more words


Pythagorus Learning Package

Boots tested as gifted and while we thought it wasn’t a big deal, it turned out that he was on the threshold of becoming a Student At Educational Risk (SAER) because he was doing very little in the classroom. 526 more words

Gifted And Talented Education

Done Undune: Why Gifted Education Matters

Why Gifted Education Matters

A 15 minute free write for The Daimon Institute

Gifted education matters because I am being asked to write why gifted education matters. 392 more words

A Minority of a Minority of a Minority

I knew that when I started looking into all things homeschooling, I would encounter lots of religious stuff.  I already knew that lots of people who choose homeschooling do it for religious reasons.   292 more words