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  1. 1. Gifted and Talented Adrianne Roberts Christie Rose Dorothy Rushing
  2. 2. Students with Exceptional Abilities <ul><li>&quot;Gifted and talented children&quot; means those students whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs.” ( </li></ul>
  3. 3. Qualities of the GT Student <ul><li>General or specific intellectual ability </li></ul><ul><li>Specific academic aptitude </li></ul><ul><li>Creative or productive thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Visual and performing arts  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Famous Gifted and Talented <ul><li>“ identifying the gifted –“Einstein was four years old before he could speak and seven before he could read, Isaac Newton did poorly in grade school;” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characteristics <ul><li>Large vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Learn quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer older children and adults </li></ul><ul><li>Eye for detail – great observation skills </li></ul><ul><li>Quick to spot inconsistencies </li></ul><ul><li>Fluent thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solvers </li></ul><ul><li>Great debaters </li></ul>
  6. 6. Myths <ul><li>Gifted Kids are like cream that rises to the top in a classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Gifted Kids are so smart they do fine with or without special programs </li></ul><ul><li>Gifted and Talented means the same thing </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reference References Gifted and Talented, Retrieved July 25, 2010 from The History of Gifted and Talented Education, Retrieved July 25, 2010 from http:// =607 Characteristics and Behaviors of the Gifted , Retrieved July 25, 2010 from