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


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Gifted and Talented teaching ideas k-8

Gifted and Talented teaching ideas k-8

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7 essentials for meaningful project based learning

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Characteristics of highly creative people - geared towards adults, but many creative kids also exhibit these traits.

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

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14 Amazing Project Sites…. A STEM, PBL, Common Core Series… A Goldmine of Resources

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Firefly Watch- fun for the whole family

About Firefly Watch

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4Th 5Th Gates

s2d - iPad - Learning Tool

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Literary based projects for grades K through 4

Gifted and Talented K-4 / Student LITERACY projects

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From the fabulous Rachel Lynette- 6 Secrets to Successful Research With Kids

6 Secrets to Successful Research with Kids

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The most common jobs in each state from 1978 - 2014. Interesting data for student research.

Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

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The power of NOT giving your students the answer

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Signs of giftedness in children from Circle of Moms

20 Signs Your Child May Be Gifted

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USA Migration Map. Great for research and digging deep into our roots.

Mapping Migration in the United States

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A fun quiz to share with students...but preview first!

Quiznatic - Can You Identify These Mysterious Objects?

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Ten rhetorical questions teachers shouldn't ask and ten more effective alternatives

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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

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40 STEM Activities for younger kids

40 STEM Activities for Kids - Playdough To Plato

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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

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5 Simple Questions to Promote Critical Thinking

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Great infographic on critical thinking.

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Critical Thinking Posters on Behance

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

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www.thegrommet.com/ 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

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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

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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

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What is Genius Hour? - Introduction to Genius Hour in the Classroom

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

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

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