Gifted Children and Arts Education - Institute for Educational Advancement
Do gifted children and arts education mix? Office Manager Katie Sanborn, a dancer herself, shares reasons why they absolutely do.
Using Folktales to Teach Logical Reasoning
Using Folktales to Teach Logical Reasoning • Edutopia Having young students write a pourquoi—an origin folktale—is a great way to cultivate problem-solving and divergent thinking.
Mystery Investigation: A Kickoff Activity to Personal Inquiry
A kickoff activity to personal inquiry (Genius Hour, Passion Project, etc) Give students understanding of what it means to inquire and experience. Good for all students and use later to adapt lessons for GT.
7 TED-Ed Food Science Lessons
TED-Ed - Here are seven TED-Ed lessons that address elements of the science of food. These can be viewed without supervision and gifted students can complete some teacher-crafted prompts or stations.
Guiding Students to Drive Their Curriculum
Guiding Students to Drive Their Curriculum • Edutopia A structured framework for engaging middle school students in planning out their own lines of inquiry.
Town Uses Rocks to Bring Balance to Pressured Teens
Town Uses Rocks to Bring Balance to Pressured Teens • A place and time to recharge and reflect —something kids don’t have enough of.
Supporting Gifted and Talented Students in the General Classroom
Supporting Gifted and Talented Students in the General Classroom | Teaching With Haley O'Connor
Reading Digital Games as Texts
Reading Digital Games as Texts | Edutopia • This seems like something that can be used as an enrichment with gifted students or adapted to pique interest in upper elementary game lovers.
11 Dystopian Novels for Your Middle School Students - Just Add Students
Dystopian literature remains popular with middle school students… and they can’t seem to get enough of this genre. Maybe your gifted Upper Elementary readers would love them too.
The Nature of Science
The Nature of Science. A Teaching Box with resources, videos, and more to teach how to think about Science. Students learn about common characteristics of scientific ways of knowing and the thousands who call themselves scientists. Middle School, adaptable for Gifted and Upper Elementary. | UCAR Center for Science Education
Science Challenge Projects
Do you need something more exciting for your high achieving science students that are ready to move beyond the basics? #gifted #ScienceGifted