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Peak Educational Resources: Vocabulary Development for Gifted Students

Peak Educational Resources: Vocabulary Development for Gifted Students | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
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"Advanced vocabulary development is essential for students for many reasons. It not only helps them excel at college admissions tests, it also helps them succeed in a wide variety of endeavors."

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Understanding High Energy Gifted Kids

Understanding High Energy Gifted Kids | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
To understand how giftedness and physical energy are connected, stop picturing a fidgety kid interrupting the class. Instead imagine him deeply engrossed in his favorite activity.
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Major Changes in SAT Announced by College Board

Major Changes in SAT Announced by College Board | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
The company says its current college admission exams, which have fallen from favor, do not focus enough on important academic skills.
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How Do We Inspire Young Inventors?

How Do We Inspire Young Inventors? | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Research in the science of learning shows that hands-on building projects help young people conceptualize ideas and understand issues in greater depth. If we want more young people to choose a...
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How Can Developers Make Meaningful Learning Games for Classrooms?

How Can Developers Make Meaningful Learning Games for Classrooms? | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
As game developers look at a complicated education marketplace studded with persistent challenges, a few guidelines have begun to emerge to help make it easier for teachers to use and see value in...
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Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013 | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Check out YouTube's top trending educational videos in 2013.
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Egg-gineering

Egg-gineering | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Today was eggcellent.  Yes. Prepare yourself for more egg puns.   Students participated in the great Egg-gineering Challenge.  I came across a tweet last school year from @carenmac and this project, now in our second year, got started.
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The Best Gifts Cannot Be Wrapped

The Best Gifts Cannot Be Wrapped | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
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Top ten blog posts and articles about gifted children in 2013

Top ten blog posts and articles about gifted children in 2013 | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
There were so many great articles and blog posts in 2013 about gifted children and adolescents, each covering a range of topics. Yet, when I narrowed down my list of favorites, they all reflected the theme of advocacy.
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Make It Great

Make It Great | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
It’s so easy to get caught up in yesterday. Wishing we had done something different. Wishing we had made another choice. Wishing we knew the exact steps to take next. But, it’s more important to get caught up in today.
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We Liked It!

We Liked It! | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Do you ever stop to think about just how very different our world is than when many of us attended school?
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Choosing the right college for gifted students: the fit factor

Choosing the right college for gifted students: the fit factor | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it

April is a mixed bag, full of contradictions. It brings gorgeous flowers…along with seasonal allergies. It also marks the end of the long decision-making process for many high school seniors deliberating over choosing the “right” college.

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Gifted Challenges: When does therapy benefit gifted adolescents?

Gifted Challenges: When does therapy benefit gifted adolescents? | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
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Child’s Play

Child’s Play | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Have you ever watched a five year old dive into a box of Legos? On a mission. Grabbing each piece with a purpose. Smiling, intent on accomplishing a goal. It’s play. It’s a moment of creativity, exploration, design, where engagement is optimal.
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Can Focus On ‘Grit’ Work In School Cultures That Reward Grades?

Can Focus On ‘Grit’ Work In School Cultures That Reward Grades? | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?
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Gifted children need a place to belong

Gifted children need a place to belong | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
A recent article about education highlighted the difference between creating an environment where students belong rather than just fit in.
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Creative Ways to Bring Music to Students — Every Day!

Creative Ways to Bring Music to Students — Every Day! | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Many schools recognize music classes as a priority for a variety of social and academic benefits, but hurdles like time and money keep schools from offering even elementary school students dedicated...
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27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate

27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It's a helpful way to begin a conversation about what it means...
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Five hurdles gifted college students must overcome

Five hurdles gifted college students must overcome | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Most gifted adolescents breathe a sigh of relief when they enter college. Finally, they will be with their intellectual peers. Finally, they won’t have to hide their abilities.
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How to Tap Into Kids’ Creative Confidence

How to Tap Into Kids’ Creative Confidence | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
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Teaching Objectives for Life

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All In

All In | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Remember that feeling when you were 8, and you’d coast down a hill on your bike? The smell of fresh grass. The wind streaming through your hair. You laughing, out loud, because it really was that much fun?
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Do Rigid College Admissions Leave Room for Creative Thinkers?

Do Rigid College Admissions Leave Room for Creative Thinkers? | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Universities say they're looking for students who are engaged citizens and independent thinkers with a desire to be a part of the school’s community. But many of the measures used to determine...
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Game On: An Online Challenge to Gifted Students to Compete Globally

Game On: An Online Challenge to Gifted Students to Compete Globally | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Brilliant.org is an online hub for the world's most promising young minds to come together, connect, and see how they measure up against one another. Khim says she's already hearing that students are listing Brilliant on their college applications.
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Rosemount schools have new route to gifted and talented

Rosemount schools have new route to gifted and talented | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
In Traci McCarthy’s class at Red Pine Elementary, a dozen fourth-graders are discovering the science of bungee jumping
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Reaching Out

Reaching Out | Gifted Education News | Scoop.it
Right now you can connect with an educator on another continent. You can be a resource for the teacher next door. You can share with a learner in another state. You can give back. You can also get support.
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