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In Tenn., a 'Microcredential' to Help Teachers Identify Students' Hidden Giftedness

Last updated: 04/16/2018

It can be easy for a teacher to overlook a student with strong academic potential who doesn't fit stereotypes about giftedness—because he is poor, or has a disability, or simply

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Introduction to Python Programming for Elementary School Students

Last updated: 04/16/2018

Prerequisites: Completion of grade 3 in school and a Qualifying math score Course Length: Typically 3 months Course Code: IPY Course Description Introduction to Python Programming

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Ask the Experts: Career Counseling

Last updated: 04/16/2018

I recently had my daughter tested for A.D.D., and it turns out she is off the charts on the facial and pattern recognition tests. Do you have any suggestions on what we might do to

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Universal Screening in Gifted and Talented Identification: Implementation and Overcoming Challenges

Last updated: 04/16/2018

CogAT co-author Dr. Joni Lakin was honored to be asked to contribute to a special issue of the Journal of Advanced Academics to provide a perspective on economists Card and Giulian

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Is Homework Good for Kids? Here's What the Research Says

Last updated: 04/16/2018

As kids return to school, debate is heating up once again over how they should spend their time after they leave the classroom for the day. The no-homework policy of a second-grade

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Yes, teachers should give homework – the benefits are many | News & Observer

Last updated: 04/16/2018

A second-grade teacher in Texas recently rekindled the annual debate over whether kids spend too much time on homework. The teacher said she did not plan to assign homework this sc

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Tour of a chess set collection

Last updated: 04/19/2018

Chess is becoming more and more mainstream, with many niches that can make everyone happy. Some folks are primarily players, focused on achieving a certain rating or title, who com

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6 Gifted children problems

Last updated: 04/16/2018

Gifted children are often precocious learners who can master counting, reading, and writing skills from a very early age. They will generally have a large vocabulary, advanced gram

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Raising a Gifted Child

Last updated: 04/16/2018

I remember being in a gifted program in school; my brother was in it as well. I don’t remember being extraordinarily smart, but numbers, reading, and memorization came easily to

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April 1st is no joke for some gifted high school seniors

Last updated: 04/16/2018

April 1 can seem like consolation day for many gifted high school seniors. And it's no joke. College admissions letters have been received, and many families have to accept that th

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