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Research-Based Elementary Language Arts Curriculum Units
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Advanced learners need engaging curriculum that extends beyond the traditional language arts classroom and challenges them to think critically about texts. These research-based curriculum units for elementary students provide lessons and activities perfect for gifted language arts learners. read more...
What to Expect When You’re Expected to Teach Gifted Students: Author Q&A
PUBLISHED: Thursday, February 20, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Teachers new to gifted education face unique challenges and often don’t receive the proper support they need to implement advanced curriculum that still meets gifted students’ social-emotional needs. What to Expect When You’re Expected to Teach Gifted Students: A Guide to the Celebrations, Surprises, Quirks, and Questions in Your First Year Teaching Gifted Learners is a practical, easy-to-read guide that reviews expectations versus likely classroom realities that first-time gifted teachers may face. It includes real-world advice for navigating the joys, surprises, and frustrations in those first years. Learn more about the book in this interview with the author, Kari Lockhart. read more...
Engaging Middle School STEM Classroom Resources
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Teachers looking to elevate the middle school STEM classroom can find engaging experiments and activities in these in-depth resources. These supplementary classroom materials encourage critical thinking and engage students in problem solving like real-world scientists. read more...
Advanced Reading Curriculum for Gifted Students
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
High-ability readers need curriculum that extends beyond what is taught in the traditional language arts classroom in order to be adequately challenged and engaged. The Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program addresses that need by moving students in grades K–8 through an inquiry process from basic understanding to critical analyses of texts. read more...
5 Books for Parents New to Gifted Ed
PUBLISHED: Thursday, February 06, 2020 by Andilynn Feddeler
Raising gifted children isn’t easy, but when armed with the practical knowledge and tools in these exciting books, parents can navigate the maze of raising bright kids, leading to success in school and beyond. Each of these titles allows parents to find the support and resources they need to help their gifted and advanced children thrive. read more...
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