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    Coping With Giftedness
    Gifted, But Not in Everything
    Many gifted children exhibit a range of abilities. Programs for gifted students need not be "all or none" options. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Foreign Languages and English Grammar
    Exposure to more than one language will reinforce mastery of syntax for gifted students. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Gifted Child Can't Make Friends
    A gifted child's age may matter less than her interests and preferred activities. Look for appropriate groups outside of school. ...
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    Creative Writing
    Encouraging a Gifted Young Writer
    Learn what you can do to encourage a young creative writer. ...
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    Coping With Giftedness
    Bright Child Is Challenging to Teachers
    Problem behaviors often surface when gifted kids become insecure or are bored in the classroom environment. ...
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    Coping With Giftedness
    Gifted and LD Child Needs a New School
    Moving is often difficult for families, and school placements can be challenging. There are resources that can assist you. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Top 10 Books on Giftedness
    Top 10 Books on Giftedness1. Bringing Out the Best: A Resource Guide for Parents of Young Gifted Children by Jacqulyn Saunders with Pamela Espelund. Free Spirit Publishing A highly practical book. Gives suggestions for enriching home learning plu...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Resources for Teachers with Gifted Students
    Many state departments of education include a gifted program specialist, who may have good materials or may offer in-service workshops. But there are other resources, as well. ...
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    Private vs. Public School
    Private Schooling Is Not a Requirement for Gifted Students
    Private schools are not necessarily better for the gifted student than public schools. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    New Teacher Doesn't Understand Giftedness
    These suggestions can help a new teacher get up to speed quickly on how to work with gifted and talented children. ...
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    Signs of Giftedness
    Funding for Gifted Kids
    Although a definition of giftedness has existed since the early 1970s, mandates for services and funding for programs have been slow in coming. ...
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    Coping With Giftedness
    The International Baccalaureate Programme
    IB offers programmes for the primary years (ages 3-12), the middle years (ages 11-16), and a diploma programme for the final two years of high school. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Meeting a Gifted Child's Needs
    Before making a decision about placement for a gifted child, it's a good idea to consult a pediatric psychologist or child clinical psychologist. ...
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    Young Inventor Needs More Resources
    Our expert suggests a number of resources for a budding inventor, including finding a mentor for the child. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Gifted Except for Spelling
    Gifted children often demonstrate strengths and weaknesses. Try reframing a boring subject into a stimulating task to motivate a gifted child. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Battling for Gifted Needs in the Classroom
    Educational concerns are not always the real basis for objections to special programs. ...
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    Resources for Gifted Education
    Preparing for Testing, Dealing with Failure
    The most important thing you can do to prepare a child for giftedness testing is help her relax about it as much as possible. ...
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    8th Grade
    Choosing a Middle-School Curriculum
    An expert suggests which curriculum might be best for an eighth-grader with particular learning issues. ...

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