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6 Key Issues for the Gifted Community

Six key issues for the gifted community were discussed at this week’s #gtchat. Each question referenced an issue. They were:


Enter to Win Gifted Resources

This month we’re giving away a book bundle that meets the unique needs of gifted kids and their teachers:

When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers… 194 more words

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Forbidden Island: A Game for Gifted Children

I recently purchased a new game called Forbidden Island by Gamewright that would be an excellent game for gifted children. Working as a team of 2-4 people, players move around a set of tiles that change every time the game is set up.   242 more words

Should Achievement Be the Sole Determinant for Inclusion in a Gifted Program?

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Inclusion of a particular student in a gifted program is often predicated on how the term ‘gifted’ is perceived by those determining entrance requirements.  815 more words

Gifted Education

Ten Tips for working with young gifted ELA learners

  1. Never assume a gifted learner “knows” how to do something or “can figure it out”. Gifted students are quick learners and frequently pick up new skills without the need for repetition.
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Why Gifted Students Can Benefit from SOI Assessment

There are many kinds of giftedness. One of the most common misconceptions about gifted individuals is that they will excel in all areas.

Some individuals who are highly academically gifted can be very average when it comes to creativity. 739 more words