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What if Special Education Students got Gifted Education Treatment?

Every Bell curve has two tails.  Every line has two ends.  In education, we have special needs students and gifted needs students*.  What if we switched the treatment for those groups? 972 more words

Advanced And Gifted Education

Summer Creative Connections

I continue to try my hand at creative endeavors. #CLMOOC Challenge for this week is fairly easy, a 5 image story. I got the Tapestry app on my phone (free), so it was easy to upload 5 silly shots of my cat hiding in a grocery bag. 446 more words

Slice Of Life

Guest Post: Snappy Answers to Stupid Excuses (for Parents of Gifted Kids)

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of The Gifted Teen Survival Guide

When it comes to understanding and serving gifted kids, school administrators run the gamut from awful to awesome—and I’ve worked with both types. 1,168 more words

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De-Schooling Success - No Summer Break for Us

When Lilith and I started homeschooling in February, I spoke with many veteran homeschoolers who shared that children pulled from a traditional school environment often require a break from the rigor and routine they were subjected to in their classrooms. 1,481 more words

Light on the Bayou

Today for DigiLit Sunday I have something on my mind about this internet PD community. I have tapped into so many teacher challenges this summer I run the risk of being overwhelmed. 338 more words

Digital Learning

Gifted Education Series, Part 3: A Possible Alternative

In my last two posts, I discussed the arguments of both those for and against gifted programs in public schools. This last post in this series will explore my personal, conflicted views on this topic as well as offer a possible alternative that some are suggesting instead of the traditional gifted programs. 784 more words

Education Equity

Gifted Education Series, Part 2: Against Gifted Education Programs in Public Schools

In my previous post in this series, I looked at what some of the advocates of gifted education say about the benefits of these programs. Here, I will examine what those who are against them have to say. 738 more words

Education Equity