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Gifted and talented ppt


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Gifted and Talented

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Gifted and talented ppt

  1. 1. by: Connie Greer, Erica Klein, and Allene Moore
  2. 2. <ul><li>A survey was completed in 1978 showing out of 42 states 37 </li></ul><ul><li>responded with the recognition of certain attributes to the gifted and talented: </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectually gifted </li></ul><ul><li>Performing and visual arts </li></ul><ul><li>Academically gifted </li></ul><ul><li>Creatively gifted </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and specific academic area </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural diversity </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>This act supports students that are gifted and </li></ul><ul><li>talented and does not fund local gifted education </li></ul><ul><li>programs. There are two priorities for grants for </li></ul><ul><li>the Jacob Javits program: </li></ul><ul><li>Initative to develop and scaled models to serve students who are underrepresented in the gifted and talented program. </li></ul><ul><li>To support state and local efforts to improve services for students. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Gifted and Talented students need support from teachers, and their families. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher will compact lesson on a day to day basis as needed and will modify the scope and sequence with universal design, the students’ I.E.P.’s or the students individual program. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Gifted and talented students means a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Student possessing outstanding imagination, thinking ability, innovative or creative reasoning ability, ability in problem solving, and/or high attainment in original or creative thinking </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Possessing the natural ability to influence others; possessing skills in interpersonal relationships demonstrated, for example, by outstanding ability in such activities as student government </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Possessing superior ability or potential in a specific course of study such as English language arts/reading, mathematics, science, or social studies </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Teacher must provide gifted and talented children with an array of appropriately challenging learning experiences in each of the four (4) foundation curricular areas is provided for gifted/talented students in grades K-12, and parents are informed of the opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities are provided to accelerate in areas of student strengths </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Gifted/talented curriculum is designed and evaluated through collaboration by specialists in content areas, instructional techniques, and gifted/talented education. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Teachers, administrators, and counselors who work with gifted students or have authority for making program decisions will have training in understanding the nature of giftedness and the needs of gifted students. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Texas requires that teachers of the gifted and talented are required to complete thirty (30) clock hours of professional development in gifted education. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students </li></ul><ul><li>Revised September 2009, Texas Education Agency </li></ul>Turnbull, Ann; Turnbull, Rud; and Wehmeyer, Michael (2009). Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today’s Schools. Prentice Hall; Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.