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4 Books for Developing Grit, Resilience, and Tenacity
PUBLISHED: Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
In an era of talent development and the pursuit of excellence, learners must be equipped with the perseverance that is essential to reaching high levels of success—but teaching children social-emotional skills is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. These books offer ways to help students develop resilience to persevere in the face of setbacks and ignite a drive that will inspire them to sustain effort even through difficulty. read more...
5 Resources for Improving Equity in Gifted Programs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
One of the most pervasive issues in gifted education is the lack of accessibility and opportunity for students with nontraditional backgrounds. Improving equity and diversity in gifted programs starts with coordinators, administrators, and educators recognizing underrepresentation and evaluating their own understanding of culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse learners. Underrepresentation in gifted education can be addressed—and these resources can help coordinators take those first steps. read more...
7 of the Best Books for Teachers New to Gifted Education
PUBLISHED: Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Educators often do not receive the training necessary to meet the needs of high-ability students, and many gifted education programs lack the resources to best support these learners. Gifted students require curriculum that acknowledges their social and emotional needs, as well as challenges them to develop higher level thinking skills. Juggling all of this can be a daunting task for teachers new to gifted education; that’s why we have compiled a list of the best resources for understanding and supporting advanced learners. read more...
Implementing the Schoolwide Enrichment Model
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Based on years of research, the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) is founded on highly successful practices originally developed for programs for gifted students. The following resources highlight the model’s fundamentals and underlying research and provide information about organizational components, service delivery options, and resources for implementation. The books suggest methods for engaging and challenging identified gifted students and provide practical resources for teachers using the SEM and its variants with all students and in different subjects. read more...
Great Winter Break Reads for Educators
PUBLISHED: Thursday, January 09, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
With the new year well underway, teachers can get inspired by looking into these exciting new classroom strategies for student empowerment, engagement, and excellence. read more...
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