Helping Students in Rigorous High School Classes

Helping students in rigorous high school classes proved to be difficult for an Advanced Placement teacher who was teaching a college level English class in high school. Gifted students are often taken for granted when it comes to needing academic help....

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...

Having Fun With Robotics

The time goes by fast when students are having fun with robotics. At Mountain Vista Middle School, students have only 30 minutes to enjoy engineering, math, and programming with a Linkbot, a Rubik’s cube sized robot. It’s a short period, so students...

Building and Budgeting With Spaghetti Bridges

It may seem like an unusual material, but students are learning building and budgeting with spaghetti bridges. While spaghetti  is not a new material for student building materials, it is unusual to have it used among students as young as sixth grade.  Nonetheless, in...