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Who Are The "Gifted" Children and How Should Teachers Handle Them?

Here are some suggestions on how to handle the gifted students in your classroom.

Tips for Teachers: Successful strategies for teaching gifted learners

This article by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development offers a list of tips for teachers. It focuses on suggestions any teacher can use in the classroom to aid their gifted students and promote their achievement in positive ways. Common blunders are also discussed as well as why they can be detrimental to the gifted student.

How to Support Gifted Students in Your Classroom

Teachers can help students shine even brighter by simply adding a few additional strategies to their teaching repertoire.


Gifted Children

Gifted Children

GIfted Students

Teaching Strategies to Aid Your Gifted Students

It’s the gifted students in our classroom that require the constant redirection to keep their intelligent minds engaged. Here's how to do that.


Gifted Students

Gifted Students
Four Ways To Reduce Behavior Problems

Anyone who's wrangled two or three dozen gifted minds at once knows there's much more to the story than angelic super-computers who eagerly obey your every whim

Smart and Bored |

Are we failing our high achievers?

Strategies for Teaching Twice-exceptional Students

This article is a condensed version of an article by the same title from Understanding Our Gifted, Winter 2002.
Reprinted with Permission, Open Space Communications.


Gifted Students

Gifted Students

Levels of GIftedness

Levels of GIftedness

Gifte Studenets Actual Definition

Gifte Studenets Actual Definition
Giftedness Defined

“Children and youth with outstanding talent who perform or show the potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared with others of their age, experience, or environment.”
– US Department of Education, 1993


London Gifted & Talented creates high quality learning programmes and e-resources to stretch students and support their teachers at Key Stages 1–5 across the curriculum. Our online resources are free to use and accessible from all over the UK and worldwide.

Identifying Gifted CHildren

A lack of appropriate recognition and response can lead to problems for gifted children, their families and educators. For example, young gifted children who are not extended in their learning can experience boredom, alienation, social difficulties and depression. Some become underachievers, failing to reach their full potential, and develop negative attitudes towards their early childhood setting or school.

Identifying Gifted Students

This video is about Identifying Gifted Students

Screening & Assessment Tools for Identifying Gifted Students part 1

Are we doing our best to make sure we are identifying gifted students at a young age in our schools? Find out in this GT Ignite Minute from Dr. Joyce Juntune...

Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered

Relying on teachers and parents to identify candidates for gifted programs appears to discriminate against minority and poor children.

Gifted, But Still Learning English, Many Bright Students Get Overlooked

More than 3 million U.S. schoolchildren are classified as gifted. Thousands of others, however, are never identified as gifted and remain underserved because they start school not speaking English.

Guest opinion: The challenge of teaching Montana's gifted students

Are children with high ability or high learning potential being short-changed in Montana?

Identification of Gifted and Talented

A short slideshow-type movie of a powerpoint on Gifted Identification in South Carolina that is available on the SC Schools website.

How to Integrate Gifted Students Into a Regular Classroom

Gifted students in the regular classroom. The inclusional model for gifted students.

Gifted Students: The Myths

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Social and Emotional Characteristics of Gifted Students: Smooth Sailing, Rough Seas

Brian Cooper, Duke TIP director of educational innovation and outreach, discusses the social and emotional characteristics of gifted students.