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The Best Education Posts of 2013: The Edutopia Top 10 Deep Dive

The Best Education Posts of 2013: The Edutopia Top 10 Deep Dive | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
"To close out the year, we asked one of our newer bloggers, Vicki Davis, for her roundup of our ten most trafficked posts -- some of which were written in previous years -- and why they're still resonating with educators."
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Characteristics of the Gifted

Characteristics of the Gifted | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Gifted people share certain characteristics that can make adapting difficult when adapting means thinking, acting, or feeling within normal limits.
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Number Gossip: 16

Enter a number and get the "gossip" on that particular number!

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Cool! I like trivia about all things.

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5 Ways to Build A Future Leader - Forbes

5 Ways to Build A Future Leader - Forbes | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
5 Ways to Build A Future Leader
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It was about education. Our schools and colleges aren't equipping students (future leaders included) with the right skills and talents to flourish in today's (and tomorrow's) digital economy.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:52 AM

Leadership mentoring should be part of a school's philosophy.  Creating internships, and partnering with business and universities is all part of the process.  Are we doing enough of this?

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TALENT Act update

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TALENT Act Charts New Course for Gifted, High-Ability Students Posted on June 18, 2013 by James Bishop on his website: Adventures in Giftedness.  Click HERE for the full article. A bipartisan bill introduced this week in the U.S.
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daretodifferentiate - Choice Boards

daretodifferentiate - Choice Boards | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
@mrprcollins for differentiation, @region12elar uses think-tac-toe boards similar to those found here http://t.co/TTvCl7LN...

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QR Code Countdown

I thought that I would experiment by creating my own countdown calendar for my daughter this year using QR codes.  It seems to me, during this busy time of the year, that it might help to remember...
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Major New Study Examines Explanations for Math “Gender Gap”

Major New Study Examines Explanations for Math “Gender Gap” | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Another piece of evidence is found among U.S. students who are highly gifted in mathematics, namely, those who score 700 or higher on the quantitative section of the SAT prior to age 13.
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What Are Characteristics of a Gifted Child? « Rochester SAGE ...

What Are Characteristics of a Gifted Child? « Rochester SAGE ... | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
To adequately provide education for gifted students, first gifted children must be identified. To identify giftedness, it must also be defined. There are many definitions of giftedness, which is one reason gifted education is so ...
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Top 10 Myths of Gifted Education  | Disability Diaries

Video: Top 10 Myths of Gifted Education http://t.co/rn4q6ACm...
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Gateway provides a place for the gifted students - Columbus Dispatch

Gateway provides a place for the gifted students - Columbus Dispatch | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Gateway provides a place for the gifted studentsColumbus DispatchFaced with budget woes, more than half of the state's 614 school districts have cut their gifted programs in the past three years, said Ann Sheldon, executive director of the Ohio...
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Top 10 Myths in Gifted Education | Mario Finkbiner Blog

Video screened at the “Celebrating Gifted Education Reception” in Annapolis, MD on February 24, 2010. www.marylandpublicschools.org. Share. Tags: education, Gifted, Myths ...
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12 Questions To Promote Self-Knowledge In Students - TeachThought

12 Questions To Promote Self-Knowledge In Students - TeachThought | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
“ What is self-knowledge, and what is the relationship between it and education? 12 questions can help make the connection.”
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Smart Math Games | Hoagies' Gifted Kids & Teens

Smart Math Games | Hoagies' Gifted Kids & Teens | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Smart Math Games for Gifted Kids and Teens, for fun and learning, including 24 Game, SET, 7 Ate 9, Battleship, and more...
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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish - and how current education culture works against them.


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http://www.schoolanduniversity.com

 

Tania Grosz's curator insight, May 30, 2013 5:06 PM

Such an inspiring talk... Could be mandatory for every single person in the Education world... 

LETPGRP2's curator insight, July 2, 2014 9:28 PM

HI

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How To Create Powerful Student-Teacher Relationships - Edudemic

How To Create Powerful Student-Teacher Relationships - Edudemic | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
In this insightful essay, Annette Louise Brown examines how to build useful and powerful student-teacher relationships - and why it's beyond important.

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 24, 2013 11:22 AM

So true!  Without a trusted relationship between student and teacher how do you have real engagement?  This article shares ways to create that environment!

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What is Different About Gifted Education in Practice? | Thoughts on ...

What is Different About Gifted Education in Practice? | Thoughts on ... | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Some are only gifted in mathematics, while others are only gifted in languages. Finally, while ... Raising and creating the right educational environment for her is a much tougher problem than any I solve in my math doctorate.
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Don't Prevent Students' Mistakes, Prepare for Them - Coach G's Teaching Tips - Education Week Teacher

Don't Prevent Students' Mistakes, Prepare for Them - Coach G's Teaching Tips - Education Week Teacher | Gifted Education | Scoop.it

Allowing students to make mistakes and become frustrated puts them on a path to deeper learning as their struggle can help lead them to a better grasp of the material, according to instructional coach David Ginsburg...


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Middleton Gifted and Advanced Happenings: Developing Mathematical ...

The Developing Mathematical Thinking Initiative is soundly rooted in research and creates opportunities for teachers to meet the needs of diverse learners; including our students who are gifted in mathematics and crave ...
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S.C.A.M.P.E.R. the Holidays

S.C.A.M.P.E.R. the Holidays | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
One of the creative thinking tools that my students learn is S.C.A.M.P.E.R.  It is an acronym to help people to remember different ways inventive ideas can happen:  Substitute, Combine, Adapt, Mo...
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Rethinking gifted education policy -- a call to action [new framework for identifying and supporting giftedness]

Michael Jordan, Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie.

Most people can probably name some award-winning athletes, musicians, and actors.
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Gift a Teacher - Unwrapping the Gifted - Education Week Teacher

Gift a Teacher - Unwrapping the Gifted - Education Week Teacher | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
Tamara Fisher is a K-12 gifted education specialist for a school district located on an Indian reservation in northwestern Montana and President of the Montana Association of Gifted and Talented Education.
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Gifted Education: A Day in the Life | Psychology Today

Gifted Education: A Day in the Life | Psychology Today | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
"Support for gifted ed is only 2 pennies of every $100 dollars..." By Christopher Taibbi, M.A.T....
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The Word “Gifted” |

The Word “Gifted” | | Gifted Education | Scoop.it
'Gifted Education'. Then it begins… a series of comments that I have become used to hearing, but that, even now, still don't settle right in my mind. The truth is, the very word “gifted” carries so much weight, expectation, and ...
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