Future Services for Gifted Students

A summer program is focusing on future services for gifted students in Pasadena. At McKinley School, highly gifted students in the Pasadena Unified School District are building rockets, working on Euclidean geometry, and studying Egyptian archaeology as part of a...

Gifted Program Inspires Innovations in Teaching

In Hall County, Georgia, the gifted program inspires innovations in teaching all students. Over a decade ago, director of innovative and advanced programs for Hall County Schools Dr. Sally Krisel was then the  director of gifted education for the Georgia Department of...

Removing Gifted Students From Special Education

A bill that calls for removing gifted students from special education protections is being considered in the Kansas Legislature. Gifted education advocates fought a similar law last year, citing fears that it would do away with protections gifted students have, along...

Extra Attention For Gifted Students

One way that schools provide extra attention for gifted students is to hire specialized teachers who focus on their learning needs and challenges In Utah, the Park City School District has experienced success from increasing the number of specialists for gifted...

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...