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Andi McNair

Book Study: A Meaningful Mess

A Meaningful Mess helps teachers understand why traditional teaching strategies are no longer working and what they can do to engage and empower this generation of learners. Join Andi McNair for a special book study on this book, sponsored by Prufrock Press.

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Claire E. Hughes

Teaching Green for 2E: A Tiered Reflection

Susan Baum, a longtime advocate for twice-exceptional children, uses the analogy that disabilities and challenges are blue, strengths and talents are yellow, and twice-exceptional children are green—which is both a combination and yet its own unique color.

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Bertie Kingore

Appropriate Programs for Young Gifted Children

To be educationally defensible, an appropriate program for primary gifted children must be qualitatively different from that provided average children.

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Tamra Stambaugh

Scaffolding of Instruction Is Necessary for Gifted Students, Too!

Students who are grappling with content that is advanced beyond their current readiness level need a support structure in place in order to attain higher levels of achievement.

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Marcia Gentry

Total School Cluster Grouping: Improving Student Achievement and Teacher Practices

One way to meet the needs of gifted, high-achieving students, and/or high-ability students in the general elementary classroom is cluster grouping.

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Michael Flusche

Tips For Teachers: Comedy in the Classroom? Is That a Joke?

Should every teacher become a comedian? No, but I believe comedy can help.