ESL Teacher Handouts, Grammar Worksheets and Printables Free English grammar and vocabulary worksheets and printable handouts, for English language and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and instructors to use in the classroom or other teaching environment. Get our ESL handouts newsfeed: Beginner English Handouts Adjectives and Adverbs Articles Comparatives & Superlatives Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education. Howard Gardner’s work around multiple intelligences has had a profound impact on thinking and practice in education – especially in the United States. Here we explore the theory of multiple intelligences; why it has found a ready audience amongst educationalists; and some of the issues around its conceptualization and realization.
Make Handwriting Worksheets - ESL Writing Wizard The Writing Wizard is a free resource for teachers and homeschooling moms and dads. If you like the Writing Wizard, please tell your friends, mention it in your blog, or link to it from your own website. Having gone through those steps, you should be pretty familiar with what the Writing Wizard can do. So, whether you are making writing practice worksheets for kindergarten or elementary school children, in D'Nealian or Zaner-Bloser, in cursive or manuscript, you should now be able to come up with something. Working with Gifted & Talented Students - TeachersFirst Working with a gifted student can be both a joy and a frustration. 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.
Oxbridge gifted and talented course launches at NCC Exceptional students have earned themselves a place on an exciting course to help them through the competitive process of applying for the country’s top universities. The Oxbridge gifted and talented programme has officially launched at Nelson and Colne College, with a presentation from the University of Oxford’s Schools Liaison and Outreach Officer Harriet Rudden and a series of engaging workshops about the admissions process. Thirty-two students, who were nominated by their teachers, were in attendance at the event, where they were told more about the benefits of the programme. These include: Receiving mentoring from members of the Nelson and Colne College management teamAttending a residential visit to either Oxford or CambridgeReceiving advice and guidance on the complex application process to top universities and to competitive courses such as Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Veterinary Science
A Brief Look at America's Gifted Students The United States has a gifted and talented student problem: Mainly, too few of the nation’s students score high on domestic and international assessments, and those that do are disproportionately well-off, Asian-American or white. Emmanuel Felton of The Hechinger Report has a new story on how one school system in Louisiana is trying to address both of these facts by raising the number of black and Latino students who are enrolled in gifted programs, thereby adding to America’s relatively small number of accelerated learners. Felton’s piece is a must-read, as it synthesizes a lot of data and on-the-ground reporting to tell a nuanced tale of gifted instruction in the United States. I’ll offer my own reporting to complement his stellar work.
Choosing the Right Program for Gifted Children - SENG Choosing the Right Program for Gifted Children I can truly say, as a school psychologist, I have rarely witnessed a negative reaction from parents when they are informed their child meets eligibility for Gifted programming. However, I have always been puzzled by the fact that many parents do not inquire about the various types of programming offered to students classified as Gifted. Who Are The 'Gifted And Talented' And What Do They Need? : NPR Ed Ron Turiello's daughter, Grace, seemed unusually alert even as a newborn. At 7 months or so, she showed an interest in categorizing objects: She'd take a drawing of an elephant in a picture book, say, and match it to a stuffed elephant and a realistic plastic elephant. At 5 or 6 years old, when snorkeling with her family in Hawaii, she identified a passing fish correctly as a Heller's barracuda, then added, "Where are the rest? They usually travel in schools."