Gifted and Talented Learners

Truths or Myths

If students are gifted and talented, why do they not always perform in exemplary ways inschool?

3 Big Ideas to help me understand this questions


What can I do?

How do I make curriculum meaningful to learners with so many varied interests and abilities?
Where is the time to develop curriculum that will challenge so many unique individuals?
How do I inspire learners to "work hard" and see what they can accomplish?
How do I best support gifted and talented learners and help them to feel appreciated for their unique abilities?


Tomorrow I will:

Speak individually to my gifted learners and show interest in their area of expertise.
Continue to work to design projects that incorporate learner choice and varied levels of rigor
Incorporate authenticity into every project I design.