Digitial Storytelling for Who are the gifted?

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Digitial Storytelling for Who are the gifted?

•Started in ancient Sparta: young boys taught schooling and warfare•Athens, Greece: based on social class•Rome: boys/girls: architecture, engineering, law, and administration•China: multiple-talent, education available to all children•America: based on tracking, grade skipping, •1901 Worchester Mass. First school for gifted•Testing: Galton (heredity), Binet ( IQ tests)



Traits of gifted students:

•Asks questions about everything and anything; inquisitive• Early or avid reader•Ability to think and process information quickly•Able to comprehend subject matter at advanced levels•Flexible thought processes in solving problems•Is a risk-taker; adventurous and speculative• Perfectionistic•Tends to dominate others; directs activities

Provide an appropriate and challenging learning program based on a range of strategies which match the learning styles and needs of gifted and talented students. Devise strategies to use in day-­ to-­day programs to provide a differentiated curriculum (enrichment, extension or acceleration) for identified students.

Video of Special populations of gifted students


Who Are the Gifted? by Cassandra POwell

Social and emotional needs of gifted students•Self awareness•Communication skills•Close relationship with people they can trust•Nurturing environments and people•Homogenous classroom of mental age peers•Advocacy•Opportunities to develop their gifts/talents


Betts, G. (1986). Development of the emotional and social needs of gifted individuals. Journal of Counseling and Development, 64, 587-589. Retrieved October 8, 2015, from Diverse Gifted []. (2012). United State: U of Alabama's Program for Talent Development & Gifted Studies

Davis, Gary, and Sylvia Rimm. "Characteristics of Gifted Students." Education of the Gifted and Talented. 5th ed. Pearson Education, 2004. 32. PrintGifted Characteristics. (n.d.). Retrieved October 8, 2015, from


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