How Better to Support Our Gifted and Talented Students in Schools
– IDEA, Section 504, and ADA are laws that benefit students with disabilities; however, there is no federal legislation that supports students who are classified as gifted or talented. Other disabilities as opposed to gifted and talented are easily defined. Most states adopt (with modification) the federal definition. The definition most commonly used or modified is: The term “gifted and talented children” means children and, whenever applicable, youth, who are identified at the preschool, elementary , or secondary level as possessing demonstrated or potential abilities that give evidence of high performance capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, specific academic, or leadership…
Teaching Gifted and Talented Students
– Part I: Introduction Gifted and talented students are so “smart” that they can be left alone with a textbook and will learn the material without much help from the teacher. Gifted and talented students are blessed with such skill, it is unfair to the average students if I spend time with the gifted students. Gifted and talented students have no problems. Gifted and talented students do not deserve more educational funding or resources. The preceding statements are all myths about gifted and talented students….
Implementation of the Gifted and Talented Program
– … The campus coordinator has two weeks to gain signatures for the parental consent form. Consent is sent back to Stephanie and she will facilitate student assessments. These assessments include the Torrence Test of Creative Thinking, Cognitive Abilities Test, Primary Test of Cognitive Skills, Terra Nova, and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. Passing on these tests indicates an invitation into the program. A student profile with test scores and three recommending signatures is provided to the Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Cindy, and she will notify the parents of the invite into the Gifted and Talented Program….
Helping Gifted Learners Soar by VanTassel-Baska
– Question 1 Based on the information you have read in the text and any experiences you have had as a teacher, what do you think are the issues gifted students face as they go through school. Based from the information provided by VanTassel-Baska, et. Al. (2009), gifted and talented students face the same issues as their regular peers but they have different way of viewing these issues and it affects them differently as well. The book discussed different issues that gifted learners face and recommendations on how to address these issues were also available for teachers, administrators and other school personnel….
Analysis of a Program for the Gifted and Talented Students
– A. Background Information CCC Kei Faat Primary School is a public school directly under the HK CCCC (The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China), which founded in 1965. The school has a long history and excellent school spirit. It pledges to provide quality “Whole Person Education” which emphasizes on cultivating students’ morality, intelligence, physical and social ability. Gifted and talented education has been included in the scope of school development plan. Besides, the school regards “to popularize and optimize gifted and talented education” as their educational concept….