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What is Gifted Education? & Why Is It Necessary?

5 Reasons Gifted Education is Necessary

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“There is no universally agreed upon definition of giftedness although most will likely state that having exceptional or superior cognitive abilities is a definitive trait of giftedness. An IQ above 130, asynchronous development, advanced intellectual aptitude, unique educational, social and emotional needs, intense physical and emotional sensitivities…Beyond the definitions, the non-typical traits common among gifted children are also what make gifted children non-typical learners who require a non-typical education.”  2015

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Hidden Superpowers of Anxiety

11 Hidden Superpowers of Anxiety

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Anxiety is not uncommon in gifted children and adults. While anxiety is uncomfortable, it can come with some unexpected super powers. Read the article linked above to see if your anxiety has given your and unique abilities. 

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Thinking About the Way You Think

Part of becoming a life long learner is discovering your strengths and weaknesses. The more you discover about the way you think and learn, the more you will grow.

Take a moment to learn more about yourself with this online assessment.

Multiple Intelligence Self Assessment

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We all know about verbal and mathematical intelligence, but what about the other types of intelligence? Dig deeper and learn more about the multiple intelligences.

Learning Styles

Visual: I need to see it. I need to write it down.

Auditory: I need to hear it. I need to talk about it.

Kinesthetic: I need to do it. I need to touch it.

Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

Linguistic “Word Smart”

Logical/ Mathematical “Math Smart”

Spatial “Picture Smart”

Bodily/ Kinesthetic “Body Smart”

Musical “Music Smart”

Interpersonal “People Smart”

Intrapersonal “Self Smart”

Naturalistic “Nature Smart”

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Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World

Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World

Twenty-six amazing women; twenty-six amazing stories. From Amelia Earhart, pilot and adventurer, to Zora Neal Hurston, writer and anthropologist, learn about the hardships and triumphs that inspired each woman to change the world around her. Detailed collages and illustrations draw from various events in the women’s lives.

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Are you scientifically literate?

“You may have an opinion on climate change, evolution education, stem-cell research, and science funding. But do you have the facts to back up your opinion? This quiz will test your basic scientific literacy.” By ,

Are you scientifically literate? Take the quiz!

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A Checklist for Teachers of Gifted Students

Gifted students are often overlooked in our education system as teachers struggle to meet the diverse needs in their classroom.

A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers

“A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers may help to shed light on the often-missed characteristics of gifted students. In my checklist of ten gifted traits, facets and characteristics, the title of each is a link to a more in-depth article on that particular facet of the gifted student.”  2014

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