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Gifted and Talented teaching ideas k-8

Great projects and activities for G+T students grades K-8; and effective teaching strategies to use with these students

Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart...Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

Launched in 2010 by KQED and NPR, MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions, covering cultural and technology trends, innovations in education, groundbreaking research, education policy, and more. The editor is Tina Barseghian

MindShift | How we will learn

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies is a website that sells Grommets. These "are products with a purpose invented by people with stories." Great to share with your inventors!

Unique Gifts & Innovative Products by Makers | The Grommet

Have you gone to the EIE website recently? Their Engineering is Everywhere is not only free but the four curriculum units also feature a short video that shows real engineers tackling real world problems.

Engineering Everywhere | Engineering is Elementary

These are great examples of inventions/ innovations for an Inventor's unit. What problem does each solve? Print out the photos or show on a SmartBoard for discussion. (When sharing these with your students, I recommend skipping over the photos of the hidden flask that was designed to smuggle in booze and the adult sippy cups for wine! )

40 Amazing Life Hack Products You Never Knew You Needed

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning and The Power of Joyful Learning

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

Three good enrichment activities for Gifted and Talented students: Self-Directed Portfolio, School Improvement Plan and Video Tutorial which transforms the student into the teacher

Enrichment Activities for Gifted & Talented Students | eHow

Simple Suggestions that force students to Think Math

How to Get Kids Thinking in Math Class - Algebra 1 Teachers

STEM activities - Sally Ride Science. Lots of great ideas!

Sally Ride STEM Central | Sally Ride Science