Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented
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Resources that address the unique nature and academic, social, and emotional needs of gifted students
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Standardizing Human Ability | DMLcentral

Standardizing Human Ability | DMLcentral | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

"If there is no fixed standard of educational success, do learning disabilities exist?" 

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Gifted Girls - Many Gifted Girls, Few Eminent Women: Why? | AboutOurKids.org

Gifted Girls - Many Gifted Girls, Few Eminent Women: Why? | AboutOurKids.org | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

Studies the question:  Why are there so many gifted girls identified in the elementary years, yet so few "eminent" women 15 or 20 years later in comparison?

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Gifted Kids and Parents

Gifted Kids and Parents | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
A newspaper by Kim McNeill - updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (Gifted Kids and Parents is out!
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Five Unexpected Traits of Gifted Students

Five Unexpected Traits of Gifted Students | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
We know gifted students are far more complex than their test scores might suggest. And while we expect certain quirks, others blindside us: a strange reaction to sound, a sudden outburst of tears, or a need to stand up at inopportune times.
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Exquisite Minds: Gifted and Creative Children

Exquisite Minds: Gifted and Creative Children | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
Exquisite Minds offers free support and gifted resources to parents and educators who want to challenge gifted and creative children to find new and constructive ways to look at the world.
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An amazing collection of resources (hints, tips, games, teaching resources/strategies etc.) for teacher, parents, and students.

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The Sullivan's in the City: Gifted and Talented or Asynchronous ...

The Sullivan's in the City: Gifted and Talented or Asynchronous ... | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

Gifted and Talented or Asynchronous Student? Yesterday I went to a FABULOUS professional development to earn my 30 hours of GT credit. Let me back track here, my block of 4th grade has been assigned the GT students ...

 

Awesome blog detailing some of the interesting facts this writer learned in her professional development regarding Nature and Needs of Gifted Learners

 

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Complex Societal Issues Reflected in Gifted & Talented Education ...

Complex Societal Issues Reflected in Gifted & Talented Education ... | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
It remains a challenge in the world of gifted education: Kids from affluent neighborhoods are highly represented in Gifted & Talented (GT) programs while those from poverty and/or diverse backgrounds are frequently ...
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Positive Discipline for Gifted Children: What does Gifted Mean? A ...

Positive Discipline for Gifted Children: What does Gifted Mean? A ... | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

Gifted children have unique characteristics as well as psychological and social needs that often require professional interventions and modifications in parenting and education (NAGC, 2011b; Silverman, 1993; Webb, Gore, Amend, & DeVries, 2007). 

 

 Includes information regarding historical theories of giftedness.

 

 

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Do You Have A Gifted Child? - Forbes.com

There are some handy checklists for parents to identify their child's potential. Also a good slideshow to use to share the information w/ parents or other educators.

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Ways parents can support gifted children

Ways parents can support gifted children | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
Parents who want to encourage the development of their gifted child need to avoid presenting them with tasks that may be too straightforward.
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Self-Advocacy for Gifted Teens: Should I tell my child she's gifted?

Self-Advocacy for Gifted Teens: Should I tell my child she's gifted? | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
It's something a lot of parents and teachers struggle with, but my answer is a resounding, “Yes!” And when we talk to our kids about their exceptional abilities we must make it a long, complete, on-going conversation about ...
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The Daily Apple- Straight from the Teacher's Desk: Should We Identify Gifted and Talented Pupils?

The Daily Apple- Straight from the Teacher's Desk: Should We Identify Gifted and Talented Pupils? | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
What should we do about gifted and talented pupils? Do they exist?
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Are Prodigies Autistic? | Psychology Today

Are Prodigies Autistic? | Psychology Today | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it
New study on prodigies reveals some startling findings. By Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D....
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WeAreGifted2

WeAreGifted2 | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

A blog dedicated to gifted students from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds.  Describes ways to advocate for these students as well as includes resources for the students themselves.  Grew out of a 2011 NAGC panel discussion on the topic.

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Is My Child Gifted?

Is My Child Gifted? | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

Is My Child Gifted? July 5, 2012. Is my child gifted? Our culture is crazy in the education department. A Gifted and Talented professional will tell you that if your child “shows learning needs” such as: intensity of focus on an area of interest, ...

 

I feel ambivalent about this article.  It makes some very good points that I do agree with, however, there is also a lot of research that identifies the need for gifted students to have a different type of education.  I wouldn't want an article like this one to keep that from occurring.

 

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What Is Giftedness?

What Is Giftedness? | Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented | Scoop.it

Great beginning site for sharing information and resources related to gifted and talented students, their nature, and needs with educators and parents.

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