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Gifted and Talented Program in the United States

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  1. 1. Gifted and TalentedProgramKim Brewer and Doug ConawayLe Tourneau UniversityEDUC 4763, Differentiated Classroom InstructionDr. Cathy SchmidtFebruary 3, 2012
  2. 2. History of Education for Gifted and Talented Children1868- William Torey Harris- 1st effort of educatedgifted and talented children in public school1901 First school for gifted and talented childrenLeta Hollingworth- 1st book in U.S. about educatinggifted students 1938- Teachers College of Columbia University- methods for teaching gifted and talented students1954- National Association of Gifted Children1958- 1st large scale effort of Federal Government ingifted and talented education National Association for Gifted Children
  3. 3. History Continued1988- Congress passes the Jacob Javits Giftedand Talented Students Education Act1990- National Research Centers on the Giftedand Talented1998- 7 key components of Gifted ProgramStandards2002- NCLB definition for gifted and talentedchildren2004- National Research Based Report onAcceleration from University of Iowa National Association for Gifted Children
  4. 4. LawsPrior 1979- funds were provided but programswere up for the districtGifted and talented programming mandated andpartially funded by the State (DavidsonInstitute, 1999)IDEA does not include criteria specifications for thegroup that people label gifted and talented(Smith, D. and Tyler, N., 2010).
  5. 5. Bright Child Gifted and Talented childKnows the answer Asks questionsIs interested Is extremely curiousAttentive Is mentally and physically involvedHas good ideas Has abstract ideasWorks diligently Things come easy to themAnswers the questions Discuses in detail „elaborates‟Listens with interest Shows strong feelings and expresses opinions (passionate)6-8 Repetitions for mastery 1-2 Repetitions for masteryUnderstands ideas Constructs abstractionsSocializes with peers Prefer to socialize with adultsGrasps the meaning Draws inferencesCompletes assignments Initiates projectsIs receptive Is intenseCopies accurately Creates a new designEnjoys school and learning Enjoys learningAbsorbs information Manipulates informationTechnician Inventor
  6. 6. Gifted and Talented People• Claude Monet • Albert Einstein• Emmy Noher • Christopher Paolini• Leonardo Da Vinci o Christopher Paolini wrote• Thomas Edison his first book, Eragon, at• Marie Curie age fifteen.• Wolfgang Mozart In 1905, Einstein published his theory of relativity. He would have been twenty-four years old. He won the Nobel Prize in 1915 In 1918 Noher proved two theorems that were basic for both general relativity and elementary particle physics. Known for her conceptual approachClaude Monet, painted at 18 years to algebra, geometry, topology, and
  7. 7. Flying Machine Sketch Thomas Edison‟s Inventions Marie Curie Leonard o Da Vinci Galileo‟s Compound Microscope Apollo et Hyacinthus is an opera written in 1767 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was 11 years old at the time. It is Mozarts first true
  8. 8. QualificationsI.Q. score of 130 or aboveRecommendation into the program from: a teacher parent selfSubmits a portfolio Assessments Work samplesReviewed by a board for admission
  9. 9. Main Teaching ConceptsAcceleration Faster paced curriculum More advanced curriculumEnrichment Opportunities for inquiry-based learning Explore topics in greater depth(Ryan, K., Cooper, J., and Tauer, S. 2008)
  10. 10. Service ModelsSeparate classrooms or schools Group gifted and talented students into one class Form a gifted and talented schoolPartial day programs Gifted and talented students are combined Work at their ability and aptitude levelTailor-made approach Professionals work one-on-one or in small groups with students Students work in the area they excel inNo services Gifted and talented students are placed in the normal classroom No special services are offered
  11. 11. Works CitedAbout.com (2012). The Inventions of Thomas Edison. Retrieved on: January 29, 2012, from:http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bledison.htm#LightbulbGoogle Images (2012). Marie Curie in Laboratory. Retrieved on: January 29, 2012, from:http://www.google.com/search?q=marie+curieGreenwood (1987). “Emmy Noether.” Women of Mathematics. Retrieved on: January 24, 2012,from: http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/noether.htmlHebrew University of Jerusalem (2012). Einstein. Retrieved on: January 24, 2012, from:http://einstein.biz/biographyNational Association for Gifted Children (2008). The History of Gifted and Talented Education.Received: February 1, 2012, from: http://www.nagc.org/index.aspx?id=607National Society for the Gifted and Talented. Retrieved on: February 2, 2012, from:http://www.nsgt.org/Wikapedia (2012). Design for a Flying Machine. Retrieved on: January 29, 2012, from:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Design_for_a_Flying_Machine.jpgWikipedia (2012). Claude Monet. Retrieved on: January 24, 2012, from:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_MonetWikipedia (2012). Apollo et Hyacinthus. Retrieved on: January 29, 2012, from:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_et_Hyacinthus