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Educational Technology Network

Educational Technology Network | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
The term Classroom technology previously meant just a desktop computer or laptop, but in K-12 Education it has become so much more.
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This site identifies resources and helpful hints for teachers in order to incorporate technology in the classroom

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We provide teachers with tools sounds like traditional, modernist schooling. What if we provided all learners, including teachers, with the tools and effective skills and attitudes to best use the right tool in the right way at the right time?

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Creatingcurriculum's Blog

Creatingcurriculum's Blog | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Thoughts on curriculum for gifted children and self-directed learners. Teaching links. Opinions by Mary St George and friends.
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This blog approaches gifted kids from an educator’s perspective. Provides a resource for teachers from someone who has actually educated gifted children. 

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Exquisite Minds: Creative and Gifted Children

Exquisite Minds: Creative and Gifted Children | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Support for Educators and Parents of Creative and Gifted Children "The problems that exist in the world today cannot be solved by the level of thinking that created them." -- Albert Einstein
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"Parents and teachers who work with gifted children can find resources, online games, tips, tools, and more on this social site."

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Creatingcurriculum's Blog

Creatingcurriculum's Blog | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Thoughts on curriculum for gifted children and self-directed learners. Teaching links. Opinions by Mary St George and friends.
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This blog approaches gifted kids from an educator’s perspective, but parents can also learn new ways to challenge and interest their children.

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Twitter

Twitter | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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Twitter had several resources for gifted educators. They offer worlds of wisdom as well useful resources pertaining to gifted education. These resources include
@teachgiftedkid

@DeepWatersCoach

@gifted_guru

@JeffcoGifted

@HoagiesGifted

 

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The Governor's Program for Gifted Children

The Governor's Program for Gifted Children | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Governor's Program for Gifted Children
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"The Governor’s Program for Gifted Children is a seven-week residential summer enrichment program for gifted students. "

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Working with Gifted & Talented Students - TeachersFirst

Working with Gifted & Talented Students - TeachersFirst | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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This site helps teachers learn how to best serve their gifted students. 

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Smart and Bored | Scholastic.com

Smart and Bored | Scholastic.com | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Are we failing our high achievers?
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Scholastic.com is a resource to help teacher. The particular article cited is designed to help high ability teachers challenge their students.

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Teachers Make a Difference | Teach.com

Teachers Make a Difference | Teach.com | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
Find out how to become a teacher anywhere in the country with Teach.com. Or, if you are already a teacher, connect with some of the best teachers from around the country to find out about the classroom tactics and strategies that work.
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This is a website geared to provide support and help for teachers across the country. It contains many articles that could be a resource for any teacher. 

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GeoGebraTube

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This site contains many videos on the use of dynamic geometry software in the classroom. 

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NAGC :: Home

NAGC :: Home | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it

November 2013 Conference

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This site is a resource for teachers of high ability. The conference held in 2013 was a professional development opportunity for teachers in order to improve and reflect upon their instruction of gifted and talented students. 

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8 Types of Infographics Teachers should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Types of Infographics Teachers should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
8 Types of Infographics Teachers should Know about http://t.co/FvFPzAiz7y (@medkh9) #elearning #edtech
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This is a resource on different infographics teachers (especially high ability teachers) could use a resources in the classroom.

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Differentiation for High Ability Learners - LiveBinder

Tools and tips for working with high ability students in the general classroom
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Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth - A World Leader in Gifted Education

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth - A World Leader in Gifted Education | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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"Located at Johns Hopkins, this organization engages gifted kids and their families through programs, summer classes, and even a bi-monthly magazine."

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Bill%20of%20Rights.pdf

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"This resource will help you learn how to stand up for your kids and make sure that his or her rights are being respected."

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Gifted Child Quarterly

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This is an open resource journal that publishes research done on giftedness and talent development.

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Gifted Exchange

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"This blog focuses on gifted kids, touching on issues of schooling, parenting, education, and more, all written by the staff at the Davidson Institute for Talent Development."

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About SENG « SENG

About SENG « SENG | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it

ENG is short for Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted and is an organization that wants to help ensure that gifted children are understood, accepted, nurtured, and supported by their families, schools, and workplaces.

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This site can be a resource for teachers in order to better understand the emotional needs of their gifted students.

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Gifted Child Society - Home

Gifted Child Society - Home | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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"The Gifted Child Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the cause of gifted children."

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Gifted Educational Resources for Families, Educators and Students

Gifted Educational Resources for Families, Educators and Students | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
A leader in gifted education since 1984, the Summer Insitute for the Gifted (SIG) provides academic summer programs for gifted and talented students in grades K-11 in top institutions across the U.S.
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This center provides resources for all stakeholders involved in gifted education. They detail specific programs for gifted and talented students in all grade levels. 

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5 Myths & Mission Statements for Engaging Gifted Learners | VariQuest.com

5 Myths & Mission Statements for Engaging Gifted Learners | VariQuest.com | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
VariQuest Visual Learning Tools are technology solutions designed to help busy teachers and staff quickly and easily create engaging learning environments for visual and tactile learners.
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This is a resource for teachers as well as general school staff members in order to help better understand gifted learners. 

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Mensa For Kids

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This website contains many helpful lesson plans for gifted students that can be used or adjusted for use in any high ability classroom.

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Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More

Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
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Videos to inspire and help teachers on any range of educational topics. 

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Number Sense Step by Step: 22 Lessons for your Students

Number Sense Step by Step: 22 Lessons for your Students | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
22 Animated activities to lead students through the basics of number sense and to help them take the first steps toward understanding addition and subtraction. Be sure to use your own free account at HappyNumbers.com to try them for yourself!
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This site contains several lesson plans that detail how to help students understand number sense in a more thorough manner. 

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When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning | Gifted and Talented (High Ability) Resources for Teachers | Scoop.it
A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information (RT @physicsteacher: A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information...
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