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Gifted Education for Middle School Children. A Parent’s Guide. The principle goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. ---Jean Piaget---. What is Giftedness?.

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Gifted education for middle school children

Gifted Education for Middle School Children

A Parent’s Guide


Gifted education for middle school children

The principle goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.---Jean Piaget---


What is giftedness

What is Giftedness?

  • Giftedness is asynchronous development in which advanced cognitive abilities and heightened intensity combine to create inner experiences and awareness that are qualitatively different from the norm.


Bright or gifted

A Bright Child:

Knows the answers

Is attentive

Grasps meaning

Enjoys peers

Technician

Good memorizer

Enjoys school

A Gifted Child:

Asks the questions

Is highly curious

Draws inferences

Enjoys adults

Inventor

Good guesser

Enjoys learning

Bright or Gifted?


Identification

Identification

  • Student Performance

  • Teacher Observations and Recommendations

  • Parent Nominations

  • Self Nominations

  • Test Scores


Types of programs

Types of Programs


What can a parent do

What Can A Parent Do?

  • Family Field Trips

  • Play Games with Your Child

  • Resources on the Web

  • Join Parent Organizations

  • Remember That Your Child Is Still A CHILD!


Field trips

Field Trips

  • Zoos

  • Science Museums

  • Museums

  • Aquariums

  • Planetarium


Games

Games

  • Monopoly

  • Scrabble


Resources on the web

Resources on the Web


Organizations on the web

Organizations on the Web


  • Login