Best Practices for Teaching Gifted Students


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What is a gifted student?

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1. What does it mean to differentiate instruction?

2. Which of the following is a best practice for gifted students?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about the best practices for teaching gifted students? You will be quizzed on definitions and methods related to gifted education.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Define gifted student
  • Explain the meaning of differentiating instruction
  • Name a best practice for gifted education
  • Identify an appropriate comment to make to gifted student
  • Describe why gifted students should not tutor students who are struggling

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most important information from the lesson on gifted education dos and don'ts
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to explain why gifted students shouldn't be expected to tutor struggling students
  • Information recall - consult the knowledge you've gained about differentiating instruction

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Best Practices for Teaching Gifted Students will provide you with additional insight on this topic. Lesson objectives include:

  • Describe the type of teachers who are best suited to helping gifted students
  • Explain why assigning gifted students extra work is not advisable
  • Point out why it is detrimental to expect total accuracy in work done by gifted students