Gifted/Talented Students

Overall

In the websites that Mrs. G gave us to look at, it's mostly about what gifted/talented students are. There are many disadvantages and mostly advantages. Also it includes tell how teachers can spot a gifted/talented students and how to deal with one.

3 specific teacher and/or learning strategies

~independent projects: use their spare time to help them develop their creativity by allowing them to explore a special area

~academic competition: challenges students but also provides the opportunity to develop skills in leadership and group dynamics

~vertical enrichment: design assignments or projects that go above and beyond what is covered in a regular classroom

Spotting gifted/talented students

~ask many questions

~learns new information quickly

~is interested in many things

~thinks independently