Archives: Gifted Education
As a teacher of gifted students parents have often asked me what they can do to challenge their gifted child at home. Before the parent looks for outside activities, they may want to look at their own special abilities. Parents of gifted children...
Independent studies or self-directed learning can be an excellent strategy for challenging gifted children, as long as teachers do not rely too heavily on this teaching method. However, how much independence is too much?
As No Child Left Behind gets a makeover, it is under consideration to hold teacher’s accountable for their students’ low performance. Houston is one city which has already taken a bold stance by saying they will fire teachers whose students do not perform up to standards.