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The Importance of Gifted Education Programs in the K-8 Years
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The Importance of Gifted Education Programs in the K-8 Years

It is important to establish giftedness at an early school age because it sets the tone for the child’s education and the expectations of teachers who will guide that education. How early should educational programs start for gifted children? While there is some belief that they should start later, the National Association for Gifted Children has standards for gifted education programs starting at the pre-kindergarten...

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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve
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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve

Most people believe that it’s easy to identify highly gifted students. They’re the ones walking out of awards ceremonies with an assortment of metals around their necks. They go to prestigious schools designed for overachievers with exceptional talent. You hear about them winning awards, read their creative masterpieces in legitimate publications and witness their above-average performances on stage. It’s true that many gifted kids and...

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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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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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Five Advantages of Gifted Education Programs
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Five Advantages of Gifted Education Programs

Gifted children learn differently than their counterparts. Their academic needs may be unmet by the traditional classroom or the modern learning environment. When you want to give your accelerated learner every educational benefit, you should discover these five advantages of gifted education programs. Tailored, Individualized Instruction Teachers in public schools must create lesson plans that accommodate every student in the class. These plans do not...

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