Ch 6: Gifted Student Education

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Review gifted student education topics with this mobile-friendly study guide chapter. You can access these short lessons and practice quizzes whenever you need to refresh your knowledge of gifted student concepts or prepare for an upcoming teacher examination.

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

The chapter is available to study any time that fits your schedule. Use any computer or mobile device to access these lessons, and feel free to reach out to our expert instructors if you have any questions about the material. The online format of the chapter helps you review gifted student education topics at home, at school or wherever you happen to be.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Gifted Student Education
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Giftedness in Children: Definition, Characteristics & Conceptions

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.

The Different Needs of Gifted Students in the Classroom

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.

Social & Emotional Needs of Gifted Students

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.

Modifications for Gifted Students: Enrichment & Acceleration

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.

Twice-Exceptional Students: Definition & Characteristics

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.

Strategies for Teaching Twice-Exceptional Students

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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