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Puzzles - Brain Teasers - Logic Problems (21-30) Each box had a label on it reading "BBB" (Three Black) or "BBW" (Two Black, One White) or "BWW" (One Black, Two White) or "WWW" (Three White). The girls were told that none of the four labels correctly described the contents of the box to which it was attached. Each girl was told to draw two balls from her box, at which point the blindfold would be removed so that she could see the two balls in her hand and the label on the box assigned to her. Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions. 1. You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. 2.

The Center for Gifted Studies Located on the Western Kentucky University campus in Bowling Green, Kentucky, The Center for Gifted Studies has been serving children who are gifted and talented, their educators, and their parents for more than thirty years. The Center provides exciting educational opportunities for gifted young people, rigorous professional development for teachers, and support for parents of gifted young people. Under the direction of Dr. Julia Roberts, The Center has become one of the preeminent advocates for gifted education in the United States. The Center believes that when gifted young people meet their extraordinary potential, our communities, our state, our nation—even our world—become better places.

Famous Paradoxes What is a Paradox A paradox is a statement that contradicts itself or a situation which seems to defy logic. That's a simple definition of paradox. Often premises can be proven false which rectifies the contradiction. 100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids By Kristie Lewis Engineering and fun aren't always two things that kids naturally associate with one another, but there are hundreds of ways to make engineering, physics and design fun and challenging for kids. Here are 100 great experiments that will let kids construct, play, learn and grow, all while they study the fundamentals of engineering. Basics These projects focus on the basics of motion, force and other essentials of physics. Balls and Ramp.

Gifted and talented education: using technology to engage students Here we have collated some highlights and links from our recent live chat, in association with IGGY, that explored the role of technology in gifted education. To read the discussion in full, click here. Jackie Swift (@jactherat), head of English at a London secondary school, was the G&T co-ordinator at her previous school and has blogged for the Guardian Teacher Network on gifted and talented pupils: Just what is gifted and talented?

Talent Development & Gifted Studies: Northern Kentucky University Excellence in education is when we do everything that we can to make sure [students] become everything that they can. – Carol Tomlinson The mission of the Institute is to be internationally recognized as the standard bearer of talent development and gifted education. The Institute shares Northern Kentucky University’s three-part mission of teaching, scholarship, and public engagement by:

Education Resource Organization: Enrichment Project Idea List Although gifted students almost 100% prefer to 'do-their-own-thang" rather than a teacher-driven activity or unit, they often get stymied when told they have to do an independent project for TAG and have to come up with it themselves. This list should help - it is a list of many enrichment project ideas I have compiled from many years of teaching gifted and talented programs. Many students I have taught helped in the creation of these ideas and I thank every one of them! Please understand and help your students understand that projects need not be a 5-10 page research paper on a given topic, but can be much more interesting to pursue. A good project will have a PROCESS, a PRODUCT, and an AUDIENCE as well as a TOPIC that the student loves exploring.

GCISD Aspire Academy The Grapevine-Colleyville ASPIRE Academy serves highly gifted students in grades 1-5 and is designed to meet the academic and affective needs of exceptional students within the GCISD gifted population. In order to be eligible for the Academy, students must be identified as a GT student and have a qualifying aptitude score of 140 or above in any one area. Additional assessments may be administered at the local campus level as necessary. Murray State University > Center for Gifted Studies Academics > Colleges/Schools and Departments > College of Education > Educational Studies, Leadership & Counseling > Center for Gifted Studies Gifted Studies Director Dr.

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