Nature vs. Nurture: Which Causes Giftedness? The question of nature vs. nurture in giftedness has long stumped intelligence theorists. The controversy has evolved over the last couple of centuries, and we have finally come to uncomfortable answer: it's a mixture of both.
Reading Projects for Gifted and Talented Students If you teach reading to high-achieving students, you’ve probably considered giving them gifted and talented projects in reading class. These projects can help students connect more intimately with what they’ve read, and enable them to share the ideas from the books with others in original ways.
Classroom Ideas for Gifted Students: Teaching Creativity Creativity is an important aspect of learning, especially for gifted students. Teaching creativity in the classroom for the gifted doesn’t need to be difficult. Read on for some suggestions about how to incorporate creative activities into various subjects.
The Debate About Teaching Gifted Students The philosophy of gifted education requires a precise definition of giftedness. Depending on the philosophy adapted, students must be screened for giftedness, assessed appropriately, and taught using specific strategies.
Special Education Teaching Tips For Gifted Children Special education teaching for gifted children requires a different approach. Part of this is identifying who is gifted and being aware of what their specific gifts are.The teacher can also focus on adjusting the curriculum to fit the students' individual areas of giftedness.
How to Know When A Student Is Gifted Do you have a special child in your class, a student who might be gifted, but you are not certain? Learn about signs for giftedness to help with identifying gifted students as early as possible.
Teaching Shakespeare for Gifted Students: 3 Ideas Shakespeare and gifted students fit together like a glove. Students enjoy exploring the suspense, romance, mystery, fantasy and action found in Shakespeare's work. Providing them with challenging and creative means to learn will enhance learning, as well as allow gifted students to develop skills.
Suggested Supplies for a Gifted Education Classroom Gifted education teachers can keep their students motivated and eager to learn by storing books, games, puzzles, and other gifted education supplies in the classroom. Students who are talented in subject areas like reading, math, science, and art can use these supplies when supplementing classwork.