What are some Personal and Emotional Challenges faced by Talented and Gifted Students?

What are some Personal and Emotional Challenges faced by Talented and Gifted Students?

Talented and gifted students are alike in that they all have advanced cognitive abilities. Some gifted learners, however, have added social and emotional difficulties which might interfere with their learning.
For example, gifted learners might set unreasonably high standards for themselves resulting in a “paralyzed perfectionism” in which the student does not complete a […]

How can we Identify Talented and Gifted Students?

How can we Identify Talented and Gifted Students?

Most talented and gifted students demonstrate: above average ability, commitment to task and a high level of creativity. A simple checklist can sometimes help the classroom teacher consider the characteristics of each student in a classroom. This initial instrument might guide something as basic as determining the makeup of tiered instruction groups.
The following […]

Gifted and Talented Teaching Resources for Independent Learning

Gifted and Talented Teaching Resources for Independent Learning

Independent learning is fostered by an environment that is sensitive, flexible, and responsive to the needs of the student. It involves a healthy interactive process between the teacher and learner┬áthat encourages the student’s intellectual development and capacity for independent and reflective judgment. This is a student-centered learning model.
More than the traditional role learning […]

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