Category Archives: Gifted Education

Ten Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset in Gifted Students

How exactly do you help students switch mindsets? Here are some strategies that have proven effective for helping them make this transition. Help students recognize their strengths and their weaknesses. Show them how to use their strengths to develop their … Continue reading

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Identifying and Supporting Gifted Students from Underserved Communities

By Dina Brulles, Ph.D, coauthor of A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Form, Manage, Assess, and Differentiate in Groups Cesar, a first grader, scored a 92 percent on the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT2). Although he did … Continue reading

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Perfectionism and Depression in Gifted Kids

By Myles Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed (Revised & Updated Edition) Childhood depression has multiple causes. Genetics play … Continue reading

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What Gifted Ninth Graders Said About Middle School

By Jim Delisle, Ph.D., author of Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity This post was originally published January 17, 2018, on MiddleWeb. For many years, I was a tenured university professor of education. Sure, … Continue reading

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SMART Goals for Gifted Students

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. It’s … Continue reading

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