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How can teachers best meet the needs of gifted learners?

How can teachers best meet the needs of gifted learners?

Five Ways to Support Gifted Students in Your Classroom

  • Learn how gifted students think.
  • Created tiered assignments for students.
  • Include a variety of levels in your classroom library.
  • Utilize their talents and interests.
  • Explore real-word application.

What are 5 indicators of gifted or talented students?

Recognizing a gifted child

  • They are curious and ask a lot of questions.
  • They take their own approach to assignments.
  • They have a large vocabulary and prefer adult conversation.
  • They have original ideas.
  • They are cognitively advanced and able to self-teach new skills.
  • They are sensitive to their environment.

Who is a child with giftedness?

Gifted child, any child who is naturally endowed with a high degree of general mental ability or extraordinary ability in a specific sphere of activity or knowledge. The designation of giftedness is largely a matter of administrative convenience.

Is there a gifted child checklist for teachers?

For every teacher or educational professional who is not familiar with giftedness, or holds to some of the myths of giftedness, or for those who simply need a refresher on the traits of gifted children, my A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers may help to shed light on the often-missed characteristics of gifted students.

What to include in a first year teacher checklist?

Whether you teach elementary, middle school, or high school, these lists cover essential supplies, important questions to ask yourself, and ideas to consider as you set up your classroom. I have compiled these checklists with the collabor

What to look for in a gifted student?

If you have a gifted student in your classroom who is not achieving expectations, look for the contributing factors. Also, gifted students do not excel in all subjects. They may be gifted in math, but struggle with reading. I can assure you that underachievement in a gifted student is rarely if ever due to poor work ethic or laziness.

What should I do in my first year of teaching?

First Year Teacher Checklist – Be Ready for DAY ONE! This is a simple checklist to print and complete but I found it very helpful to do all of these things prior to day one in my first year of teaching. If it is your first year, you are going to do great!