Bright student vs. gifted learner?... Very good info Perfect - this explains better what I've known and tried to share with parents and teachers. Gifted, bright, smart, talented are different things. You can have a talented failure or a gifted student who makes Cs or a bright child who's a little loosey-goosey but works hard and gets the As that the smart kid won't earn.
A Teachers pay Teachers website- The website includes 40 pages of challenging activities for students who are gifted and talented students. The activities are needed to be downloaded and paid $5 for, but I would definitely say the $5 is worth it
Are you using math stations or math centers in your classroom? If not, Laura Candler's Math Stations ebook is your guide to getting started! If you're already using math centers, this book is a great resource for hands-on activities and math games. You can even customize the activities by using the PowerPoint or Publisher templates to create your own math problem task cards! $
Experiments for kids - This is an engaging way to look at the change from solid to liquid and then back to solid. This experiment provides plenty of discussion points. Then try a similar experiment with ice and see its changing states.