This article provides district administrators and educators of gifted and talented students with an overview of how gifted identification practices align with each of the paradigms, as well as how they are supported by the standards established in the Texas State Plan.
It is timely to consider another critical issue that has impacted the health of our educational institutions. It is the issue of the lack of provision of differentiated curriculum for our top learners.
G/T educators joined together in this Connect Chat for a brainstorm session to share ideas and strategies for successful G/T services during this unique school year. Attendees shared questions, ideas, challenges, and what they’ve learned so far.
Curriculum compacting is an effective approach for organizing differentiated learning experiences for diverse gifted learners. We will explore how to identify content and skills that your students have already mastered and ways to replace it with differentiated curriculum, enrichment, or acceleration to enhance your students’ strengths and excitement for learning!
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