This website suggests 20 practical PBL projects which will enable the gifted student to independently develop criteria for success to assess design ideas, processes and solutions and their sustainability (ACTDEP017). Since most of the ideas require higher order and critical and creative thinking skills, they will highly engage the gifted student within the classroom.
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To build math literacy, have your children/students 1. turn the equation into a story 2. act it out or draw it while writing each step in math language as well 3. change the story and adjust the equation 4. turn a story into an equation. A good way to start is: can you tell me a story that illustrates this equation?
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Why Gifted Education Matters For Every Teacher: "We’ve found that too often, thoughtful educators are confused about how to support the high-ability learners in their classrooms.... This article is a must read for every teacher and every administrator as it does an excellent job of explaining why gifted learners need them.