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Gifted and Talented Students: A Comprehensive List of Resources

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National Association for Gifted Children. Separate studies conducted during the last few decades have demonstrated both the need for and the benefits of gifted education programs.

National Association for Gifted Children

Of special interest are the documented benefits that occur for all children when gifted education strategies and programs are extended to other students, as well. Simply stated . . . Gifted education works! Please click on a link below for more information on the research-based evidence supporting the distinctive method or methods listed below. Read About Best Practices in Supporting Gifted and Talented Students - Benchmark Education Storefront. Characteristics of Gifted Learners Giftedness vs.

Read About Best Practices in Supporting Gifted and Talented Students - Benchmark Education Storefront

High Achievement Schools are full of high achievers. Researchbased Practices for Gifted Education. NSGT - Differentiating Learning for Gifted Students. The Puzzle of Differentiating Learning for Gifted Students by Barbara Swicord, Ed.D.

NSGT - Differentiating Learning for Gifted Students

President, Summer Institute for the Gifted Differentiation is a term that is widely used in educational circles these days. There has been a noticeable increase in recent years in staff development offerings on differentiation strategies; schools’ goals and missions often use this concept in their statements; a great variety of educational literature addresses this topic. Yet, effective differentiation for the gifted student remains elusive and in too many cases, nonexistent. This article will explore some of the reasons for the current status of differentiation and offer some solutions as well. Evidence-Based Practices in Teaching Gifted and Exceptional Students. Best Practices for Identifying Gifted Students. NSGT - Educational Resources.

There is a wealth of information available online for the Gifted and Talented students, parents and educators; however, finding the resources can be a daunting task.

NSGT - Educational Resources

In the following sections, we have gathered a list of resources to help you connect with others in the gifted community. IGGY, an International Organization for Gifted Children IGGY is an international, social and educational network for gifted children ages 13-18 created by the UK’s University of Warwick. Gifted Educational Resources for Families, Educators and Students. Working with Gifted & Talented Students - TeachersFirst.

Working with a gifted student can be both a joy and a frustration.

Working with Gifted & Talented Students - TeachersFirst

To understand why, we need to be clear about definitions. A gifted student is one whose intelligence - typically described as an IQ score resulting from one or more tests - is 130 or above. That is, giftedness is a measure of innate ability, not performance. The result is a paradox. A motivated student who works hard, gets straight "A"s, and behaves well in class may not be gifted. Free Gifted Resources and Curriculum. The Best Gifted Resources and Curriculum We’ve Found: Mostly Free! Free Gifted Education Resources: Teaching Philosophy to Children: Lesson plans for all ages from the University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children. The Marshmallow Challenge: Fun creative team building exercise for students. Myths and Legends: This is a really cool site where kids can create myths and legends, cartoon style.