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Gifted Student Education- Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter offer a high-level overview of gifted student education concepts. As you work through the chapter, you'll become familiar with the characteristics and needs of gifted students, as well as relevant instructional strategies and modifications. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be able to:
- Recognize the characteristics of gifted children and twice-exceptional students
- Evaluate gifted students' classroom, social and emotional needs
- Assess modifications for enrichment and acceleration of gifted students
- Apply instructional strategies for twice-exceptional students
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1. Giftedness in Children: Definition, Characteristics & Conceptions
Schools generally define giftedness as high ability, but there are other ways to define giftedness. Learn more about the definitions, characteristics and conceptions of giftedness in children and test your knowledge with quiz questions.
2. The Different Needs of Gifted Students in the Classroom
Encouraging gifted kids is exciting and fun, for you and for them. However, finding the help, resources, and time to create special projects can be difficult. Use the ideas in this lesson to meet the needs of gifted kids in your classroom.
3. Social & Emotional Needs of Gifted Students
As teachers, we have to think about the academic, social, and emotional needs of all of the students in our class. This lesson focuses on the social and emotional needs of gifted students.
4. Modifications for Gifted Students: Enrichment & Acceleration
Acceleration and enrichment, two curriculum modifications that best benefit gifted students, are important tools for a teacher to have. In this lesson, you'll gain a better understanding of these two strategies and how you can incorporate them into your classroom practices.
5. Twice-Exceptional Students: Definition & Characteristics
In this lesson, you will learn characteristics of twice-exceptional students. You will also learn tools you can use to help these students reach their potential.
6. Strategies for Teaching Twice-Exceptional Students
How can a student be both advanced and have special needs at the same time? This lesson reviews the case of twice exceptional students and strategies for working with these unique students.
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