The lovable title character in Roald Dahl’s Matilda is a precocious young girl who can teach the world a lot about gifted kids. Here are 12 lessons from the novel: Signs of giftedness can often be seen early in a child’s life. Matilda is.
WORKING WITH GIFTED AND TALENTED DOs and DON'Ts of how to keep the gifted students in your classroom engaged and learning. The author provides first hand advice with cool twists on everyday assignments.
Pg 85 talks about establishing reading groups to help students work together in their reading and learning. This pin brings up differentiating in many ways and one of the ones it talks about is by using peers to study.
We all have students who struggle to access grade-level concepts, but how many of you put the same attention into differentiating for your stronger students? Here are some suggestions for how you can differentiate activities for your high achievers.
Gifted, bright, smart, talented are different things. You can have a talented failure or a gifted student who makes Cs or a bright child who's a little loosey-goosey but works hard and gets the As that the smart kid won't earn.