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14 TED Talks by brilliant kids and teens

14 TED Talks by brilliant kids and teens | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators, activists -- all under the age of 20. Watch these amazing wunderkinds.
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Craven shows its caring side with launch of community foundation

Craven shows its caring side with launch of community foundation | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Manchester-based Craven Group has launched The Craven Foundation, to support disadvantaged children and young people in having a better future. CEO, Dermot Craven knows a thing or two about hard times: now at the helm of two successful businesses – Craven Scaffolding and property specialist Craven & Company – life hasn’t always been so easy. The seventh... View Article
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Arts for All: Guild Seeks To Engage Special Needs Community

Arts for All: Guild Seeks To Engage Special Needs Community | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
By Chris Rotolo | SHREWSBURY – Can we do more to impact the community in a positive way? This is the question David Levy posed when he accepted the role of president at the Guild of Creative Arts (…
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What can be done to help profoundly gifted students thrive?

What can be done to help profoundly gifted students thrive? | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
In NPR podcast, Jonathan Plucker discusses how to help bright kids make the most of their academic abilities
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A new approach to gifted education

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Educators in the Bronx’s District 8 are embracing a new approach to gifted education. Known as the “schoolwide enrichment model,” it focuses not on classifying gifted individuals but rather on developing and nurturing gifted behaviors in all students.
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The longest-running study of genius kids reveals what it takes to be highly successful

The longest-running study of genius kids reveals what it takes to be highly successful | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Scientists tracked 5,000 brilliant children for 45 years.
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Broward proposes new school for gifted kids in grades 3-12

Broward proposes new school for gifted kids in grades 3-12 | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Intellectually Talented Youth
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A similar past, a hoped-for future: Two lawyers each strive to open their own LA charter schools | LA School Report

A similar past, a hoped-for future: Two lawyers each strive to open their own  LA charter schools  |  LA School Report | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
For TyAnthony Davis, circumstance stopped dictating destiny in the fourth grade. One day he was pulled out of class and taken to the cafeteria to do what seemed to him, as a child, like some puzzles. He did well. Very well. His IQ got him transferred from the struggling school in his poor Fresn
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Understanding Psychology of Gifted Children

Understanding Psychology of Gifted Children | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Gifted children are often overlooked. Maximizing their gifts and creativity help gifted children positively bloom. Is your child gifted? Find out by taking a free online gifted screening test to know.
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Deepening Our Understanding of Gifted Children

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​There probably isn't a parent alive who hasn't hoped their child might be called "gifted." But two CSU researchers who've studied this trait in children for decades would be quick to clarify that giftedness comes in a variety of forms.
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Gifted, Sensitive, Curious Children In School — What Can Parents And Teachers Do?

Gifted, Sensitive, Curious Children In School — What Can Parents And Teachers Do? | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
You would think that kids who love literature, enjoy mathematical puzzles and scientific enigmas and who are curious beyond measure, would be high achievers in school and a teacher's dream. There are times when this is the case: When curriculum is challenging and engaging. When teachers are sensitive, enthusiastic, kind, creative, smart, flexible and organized.…
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Social and Emotional Behavior Problems to Watch Out for With Gifted Children

Social and Emotional Behavior Problems to Watch Out for With Gifted Children | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Gifted children may have social and emotional behavior problems due to their unique talents. Learn more about these problems and how to manage them.
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Does your gifted child need a mentor?

Mentors are not just for kids who need a little extra help to keep up in school. In fact gifted children can benefit from these formative relationships.
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Students in Poverty Less Likely to be Identified as Gifted

Students in Poverty Less Likely to be Identified as Gifted | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
The fact that high-potential students in poverty are less likely to be recognized and served in programs for the gifted may increase, rather than decrease, social inequities, according to a new UConn study.
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Young, gifted and poor – the saddest reality programme ever

Young, gifted and poor – the saddest reality programme ever | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Young, gifted and poor – the saddest reality programme ever
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These kids were geniuses — they were just too poor for anyone to discover them

These kids were geniuses — they were just too poor for anyone to discover them | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
What happened when one of the largest school districts in the country started getting serious about inequality among its gifted kids
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How do you know if your child is gifted?

How do you know if your child is gifted? | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
South Florida public schools can test children for gifted programs, or parents can get them tested privately.
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Sentner: Gifted and talented or wealthy and privileged?

Sentner: Gifted and talented or wealthy and privileged? | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
In sixth grade, I sat down with the rest of my class to take a standardized test. I was confused: it asked me about shapes and patterns instea
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Academically gifted program gets modern redesign

Academically gifted program gets modern redesign | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
NORWALK - Even Norwalk's best and brightest are getting some attention when it comes to improving test scores and closing the achievement gap.

Last week, as part of the goal set forth in Superintendent Steven Adamowski's Strategic Operating Plan to improve achievement for all of Norwalk's students, the Academically Talented and Gifted Redesign Committee met for the first time.

Led by Chief of Specialized Learning Yvette Goorevitch, the committee's goal is to develop a modern, innovative program for gifted students utilizing data, an evidence-based national model and highly trained staff to maximize the resources already in use by the program.

Goorevitch said it's been more than two decades since the program has been touched.
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Hope for Forgotten Learners | Scoop News

Hope for Forgotten Learners | Scoop News | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education is thrilled to hear that gifted education features in the coalition agreement between the Labour Party and New Zealand First. “It’s fantastic to see some recognition coming the way of this group of divers
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Screen Australia and ABC fund new series exploring world of child prodigies

Screen Australia and ABC fund new series exploring world of child prodigies | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Child geniuses - including a 10-year-old expressionist painter - will be the focus of a new documentary jointly funded by Screen Australia, the ABC and Cre
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10 Facts You May Not Know About Gifted Children But Should—Infographic

10 Facts You May Not Know About Gifted Children But Should—Infographic | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Giftedness is a trait which is hugely misunderstood, even amongst professionals who should be in the know! These 10 facts from Celi Trépanier, author of Educating Your Gifted Child, are here to shed light on what …
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Bright vs. Gifted: An Unnecessary Distinction | National Association for Gifted Children

Bright vs. Gifted: An Unnecessary Distinction | National Association for Gifted Children | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
A version of this HIGH FLYER post by Scott J. Peters, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Educational Foundations and the Richard and Veronica Telfer Endowed Faculty Fellow at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, appeared in Gifted Child Today (2016). 
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Gifted Children: Here's How to Tell If You're Raising a Child Genius | Reader's Digest

Gifted Children: Here's How to Tell If You're Raising a Child Genius | Reader's Digest | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
You could be raising a gifted child (or gifted children!) if they display these 11 traits. Read on to find out if you have a genius on your hands!
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Misdiagnoses and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children - SENG

Misdiagnoses and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children - SENG | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Presented by James T. Webb Date, Time, Cost Thursday, October 5th 7.30PM EDT – 9.00PM EDT Fee: $30.00 for SENG Members; $40.00 for Non-Members Enjoy the benefits of Membership… become a SENG MEMBER today! Registration will open SOON   Description Many of our brightest, most creative, most independent-thinking children are being incorrectly diagnosed as having behavioral or mental …
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14 TED Talks by brilliant kids and teens

14 TED Talks by brilliant kids and teens | It's time we refocus on G&T children | Scoop.it
Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators, activists -- all under the age of 20. Watch these amazing wunderkinds.
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