How to Choose the Best Educational Toys for Kids - Learning Liftoff
The type of toys you choose for your child is important for developing skills. Here are some tips for choosing the best educational toys for kids.
How to Choose the Best School for Your Child - Learning Liftoff
Choosing the best school for your child is vital. Be sure to consider all of these factors when you choose a new school or to evaluate your current school.
15 Tips for Gifted Learners – Student Savvy
I recently blogged about differentiated learning regarding students with ADHD. Today I wanted to focus on the needs of gifted learners. I feel like these students are often left in the classroom without much consideration. I mean, why should we worry about them, aren’t they already ahead of the game? Please DO NOT have this perspective on gifted students! If teachers
Does the Challenge Index Tell the Whole Story? - Learning Liftoff
“America’s most challenging high schools”- Read why The Washington Post’s index formula may be leaving something out.
Tips for Motivating Gifted Kids
Gifted kids and twice-exceptional kids are often difficult to motivate. Here are things to keep in mind when you're motivating gifted kids.
Teaching the Gifted and Talented: 33 Websites Where You Can Find Good Resources
I wish the Internet was available to me as a kid in elementary school. In New York City, where I attended kindergarten through sixth grade, they called the gifted and talented class "SP". I remember being put into a class to learn French, but very little else. I figured out how ahead I was only when I entered junior high school in New Jersey. The French language I had studied for three years allowed me to coast through French class for the next four years. Without anymore "SP" or "G and T"…
Socialization and Your Gifted or Intense Child
For gifted or intense children socialization can be a struggle, whether or not they are homeschooled. How can parents help? Check out this practical advice.
Differentiate Math With Complexity and Novelty
Looking for some ways to challenge your advanced mathematicians? If you'd like to keep them on the same topic as the rest of your class, consider increasing the complexity of your current unit. If they're in need of more advanced curriculum to keep their creativity flowing, try to bring in novel ways of looking at math.
Gifted Students: Who Are They and What Does It Mean? - Learning Liftoff
It's the beginning of the school year. Soon, many children will be labeled "gifted students." But what does that really mean?