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Six Steps to Prepare for the New School Year
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Six Steps to Prepare for the New School Year

Children react differently to the thought of going back to school in the fall. Average students are disinterested. Good students are excited. Poor students are averse to going back to school. Gifted and talented students can be very anxious. The school environment is a structured setting and far different from the freedom of summer vacation. It looms as a stressful experience for gifted and talented...

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Nurturing a Gifted Child’s Abilities and Interests
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Nurturing a Gifted Child’s Abilities and Interests

What is nurturing? It is supporting a gifted learner’s interests and feelings and exposing him or her to new experiences, ideas, and opportunities for learning and growing. If your child is interested in dinosaurs, you may want to find books on the subject or dinosaur toys. If your child doesn’t show any interest in music or sports, you may want to get musical toys or...

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How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student
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How to Find Resources to Support a Gifted Student

You want the best for your gifted child. But what is the best? If you are certain that your child is indeed gifted, you want the best formal education possible. If you feel that your local public school may not be able to provide the optimum environment to help your child realize his or her true potential, you may want to consider a private gifted...

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Gifted Students and High Achieving Students
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Gifted Students and High Achieving Students

Some children are very smart. They use big words – adult words – at a very young age. They learn very quickly. They ask a lot of questions. When they get to school, they become very good students and get good grades. These smart children become labeled by parents and teachers as high achievers or gifted students. But is there a difference between these types and...

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5 Reasons Gifted Students Decide to Leave School
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5 Reasons Gifted Students Decide to Leave School

Gifted students love going to school right? They fully embrace the chance to develop their special gifts and explore the many opportunities to pursue their special interests. They can show their leadership traits and express their individuality and creativity. Maybe they will and maybe they won’t. Gifted students may be very successful in their school environment and get a jump on secondary education or early enrollment...

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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important
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Why Differentiation for Gifted Students is So Important

How do you define gifted students? The U.S. Office of Education describes them as “children and youth with outstanding talent” who can perform at high levels of accomplishment compared with their peers. Professional researchers define gifted students as those who have above average abilities, high levels of task commitment and management, and high levels of creativity. Gifted students can be advanced in some areas while...

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