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QCT Gifted Inclusion

Inclusion of Gifted Students in the General Education Classroom

Carly Shouts

on 12 October 2012

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Transcript of QCT Gifted Inclusion

Carly Shouts, Quinn Bushnell and Tina Moreno Educating Gifted Students Gifted students are:
Highly critical of self (perfectionists)
1-2 repetitions for mastery
Manipulates information
Thrives on complexity
Prefers adults or older peers
Linguistic, Logical/Mathematical, Spatial, Bodily/Kinesthetic, Musical, Interpersonal, Interpersonal
Higher than average IQ score Advanced students are:
Learns with ease
6-8 repetitions for mastery
absorbs information
Enjoys same age children
Needs to work hard Characteristics of Gifted vs Advanced Students History of Gifted Children Definition-The terms gifted, creative, and talented are associated with children, youth, and adults who have extraordinary abilities in one or more areas of performance. Studies done in the 20' and 30's- found mainstream classes to be lacking
Lewis Terman
Leta Hollingworth
Sputnik in 1950's jump started the movement Inclusion? Moving up grade levels
Pulled out for their specific area of talent
Gift of sports or arts: full inclusion
Depends on maturity level and area of gift Accommodations for gifted students identify students’ interests, strengths, styles, and preferences
escalate the objective
organize integrated problem-solving simulations
propose interest-based extension activities
choose active teaching/learning opportunities
incorporate authentic components Challenges in the Classroom May become easily bored or distracted
Emotional, physical, and intellect develop at inconsistent rates
Relate more to older peers or adults- "loner" status
Low self-esteem
Early moral development
Chris Shouts Organizations and Programs for Teachers
Programs for Educational Opportunity
Mensa For Kids
Gifted and Talented Teacher Toolkit
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education
Gifted Education Resource Institute Organizations for Parents: American Mensa
The Center for Talented Youth
International Baccalaureate Organization
Education.com Organizations for the Gifted Gifted Development Center
American Mensa (gifted youth)
Davidson Institute for Talent Development Resources Gifted Journey, (n.d.). Challenges. Retrieved from: http://www.giftedjourney.com/challenges.html Hardman, M.L., Drew, C.J., & Egan. M.W., Human Exceptionality: School, Community, and Family. Belmont.
2011, Wadsworth Cengage Learning. U.S. Department Of Education, (n.d.). Education resource organizations directory . Retrieved from: tp://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/Programs/EROD/queries/word_specific_results.cfm?Word=Gifted&Category=Subject
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