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National Association for Gifted Children

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My view: Ten myths about gifted students and programs for gifted

Carolyn Coil's view: Ten myths about gifted students and programs for gifted. Definitely worth reading and sharing.

A gifted student is one whose intelligence - typically described as an IQ score resulting from one or more tests - is 130 or above.

48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children |

The students read the passage independently, then travel around the classroom answering the questions on butcher paper. There can be 3-4 stations with each station asking a question about a story element (i.e. one on characters, one on setting etc). Each stations has enough squares for each student in the class to write their answer. The question can be posted on the butcher paper, or on the wall. Students must support their answer with evidence from the story.

Have your students create a meme relating to your unit of study. Click for more tips for using memes in class.

from Cult of Pedagogy

How to Play Crumple & Shoot

This high-energy, low-tech game can be used in any subject area, with almost any age. Perfect for a review. What a great way to prepare for an upcoming assessment with your highly competitive gifted students!

Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures: Literacy