Gifted and Talented Students Build a Tiny House

It’s yet another ambitious project underway as Mountain Home’s gifted and talented students build a tiny house. Last year they built a full-sized blue whale out of adhesive tape and large sheets of plastic film.  Now the youngsters decided to start an even...

Personalized Instruction for Gifted Learners

PI , or personalized instructions for gifted learners is taking place in an elementary school offering select students from the entire district an opportunity to attend “PI Academy” in one classroom. At Southgate Elementary School in Texas, students of...

GIfted Kids Having Fun at a Math Olympic Camp

A special summertime competition is attracting mathematically gifted kids having fun at a math Olympic camp.  The Olympic-themed summer math camp has attracted dozens of gifted student to compete for math gold. Launched by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette ,...

Giving a Boost to Gifted Students

Personalized learning is giving a boost to gifted students, and providing teachers with an alternative to”teaching to the middle”. Students are able to learn at their own pace, whether that pace is fast or slow.  This approach shows promise in reaching...

A Middle School Curriculum for Gifted Students

Above average sixth graders will benefit from a middle school curriculum for gifted students being introduced next year.  Starting in August, the Tuscaloosa County School System will offer more academically rigorous classes to high-achieving sixth-graders as part of...