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Five Important Questions to Ask Gifted and Talented Schools
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Five Important Questions to Ask Gifted and Talented Schools

Every single child is a precious gift, and good parents want to do all that they can to ensure that their children grow up happy, healthy and successful. When parents realize that they have a gifted child on their hands, the first order of action is normally to find gifted and talented schools that can enhance the growth of their child. This is absolutely the...

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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?
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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?

Gifted children education is any educational program that caters to children identified as academically talented. There is no universal definition or list of characteristics that might qualify a child to enter a gifted education program, but most gifted schools require kids to pass one of the following tests to highlight areas in which they may excel beyond other kids of the same age: Stanford Binet...

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Understanding a Gifted Child’s Emotional Needs
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Understanding a Gifted Child’s Emotional Needs

When raising a gifted child, it can be difficult to navigate their social and emotional needs. It’s important for parents to understand how giftedness impacts their child’s emotions and the challenges that may arise. Asynchronious development, the varying rates at which gifted children develop physically and emotionally, is often seen in gifted children. This may mean gifted children understand concepts like death and war but...

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Why Gifted Children Need Gifted Schools
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Why Gifted Children Need Gifted Schools

In Silicon Valley and businesses across the nation, gifted students are transforming into the leaders of the next generation. According to a study at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, gifted students only step out of the shadows after graduation. During school, they are the invisible students in classrooms. Despite efforts to change the situation, modern schools lack the courses, teachers and motivational techniques to drive exceptional...

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A Few Traits to Look for When Identifying a Gifted Child
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A Few Traits to Look for When Identifying a Gifted Child

The term “giftedness” is defined by the National Association for Gifted Children as “gifted individuals are those who demonstrate outstanding levels of aptitude (defined as an exceptional ability to reason or learn) or competence (documented performance or achievement in top 10 percent or rarer) in one or more domains. Domains include any structured area of activity with its own symbol system (e.g. mathematics, music, language)...

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Giftedness and the Development of Creativity
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Giftedness and the Development of Creativity

In the past, creativity has been viewed as a trait that one could only be born with. When in fact, creativity can easily be developed and learned, especially at a young age. Creativity is also closely tied to giftedness, to the point that they can easily be confused with one another. Creative and gifted children view the world from a different perspective than others and...

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