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  • 1. An Overview of the Gifted and Talented
  • 2. Who is Gifted and Talented?
    • Children and youth with outstanding talent who perform or show the potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, or environment."- US Department of Education, 1993.
  • 3. Why Do We Need Gifted Education?
    • Gifted learners must learn through appropriate activities that are up to par to their individual level of ability.
    • Gifted education programs help students flourish academically, emotionally and socially.
  • 4. Who are Gifted and Talented?
    • Students that:
    • Learn with ease
    • Can use critical reasoning to solve problems in a discipline area
    • Are verbally advanced
    • Need constant engagement and enrichment activities
    • May become bored with repetition
    • May resist schedule changes
    • May be seen as unusual
  • 5. Teaching the Gifted and Talented
    • Curriculum Compacting to give gifted students alternative educational experience that match their specific level.
    • School Wide Enrichment Model to tap into student interests.
    • If possible, involve students in academic competitions in your area.
    • Create tiered assignments, which take into account different modalities of learning.
  • 6. Identifying the Gifted and Talented
    • Assessment for gifted and talented may include:
    • Stanford Binet Test
    • Otis Lennon School Ability Test
    • Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children
    • Teacher and parent observations
  • 7. Using Technology to Educate Gifted and Talented Students
    • Computers help in curriculum compacting.
    • Computers provide alternative or additional projects for gifted and talented students in the general education classroom
    • Computers give Gifted and Talented students projects that are meaningful to them and their communities
  • 8. Gifted and Talented Myths
    • Gifted students should be the leaders of the classroom supporting their peers learning.
    • Any child can be gifted and talented with the proper attention.
    • Gifted students do not need encouragement.
    • Gifted students can learn on their own, they don’t need help.
  • 9. Gifted and Talented Myths
    • Gifted and talented students most important attribute is their intellectual ability
    • Gifted and talented students are socially and emotionally advanced.
  • 10. References
    • National Society for Gifted Children. (2011).  Giftedness Defined: What is Gifted and Talented ? Retrieved from http://www.nagc.org