Gifted Education - Education & Training

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GIFTED EDUCATION A RESOURCE GUIDE for TEACHERS

2006/2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments .....................................................................................................................................................4 Programming for Gifted Students .......................................................................................................................5 Who Are Our Gifted Students? ..............................................................................................................................6 The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Gardner, 1983)................................................................................................6 The Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness (Renzulli, 1986).......................................................................................7 Above Average Intelligence ...................................................................................................................................................7 Creativity.......................................................................................................................................................................................7 Task Commitment .....................................................................................................................................................................8 Identifying Gifted Students ....................................................................................................................................9 Developing a Student Profile.............................................................................................................................. 10 Academic achievement ......................................................................................................................................................... 10 Learning Styles and Strengths........................................................................................................................................... 11 Special Abilities ....................................................................................................................................................................... 11 Vision and Goals for the Future......................................................................................................................................... 11 Gifted Learners in the Classroom ..................................................................................................................... 12 Strategies ................................................................................................................................................................... 13 Content........................................................................................................................................................................................ 13 Acceleration .............................................................................................................................................................................. 14 Telescoping ............................................................................................................................................................................... 14 Compacting ............................................................................................................................................................................... 15 Independent Study ................................................................................................................................................................. 16 Tiered Assignments ................................................................................................................................................................ 17 Learning Centres.............................................................................................................................................................