3 Gardener’s 8 Areas of Giftedness Musical SingerBody-kinesthetic AthleteLogic-Math ScientistLinguistic Diplomatic CorpsSpatial ArchitectInterpersonal DiplomatIntrapersonal PsychologistNaturalist Eco-Freak
4 GOLEMAN 1995 Emotional Intelligence Subset of InterpersonalShapes everything from personal to organizational successConfidence ManSpiesAssassinExecutionerProsecutorPeople Person
5 PLACEMENTS Girls outnumber boys Underrepresented – Cultural Minorities ImpoverishedDisabledThe Rich Man’s Classification
6 High Intelligence Associated Abilities are: quickly grasp ideas think out of the box generalize new ideas/ apply ideas excellent communication skills IQ’s Gifted Very Gifted Damn Smart: EDUC 351 out of block
7 Defining Trait of Giftedness C Y CR T T RE I I EA V V AT I V I T Y I T
8 Emotional-Social Characteristics AnxietyPerfectionismHeightened SensitivityLonelinessSocial IsolationDepression in profoundly giftedLike an Elderly Person after Friends Have Died
9 CAUSES UNKNOWN Genetics and Stimulation Play Roles Teach them to be more balanced, allow forFailure or partial successAren’t We Who Are Gifted Superior? Why be Negative? Wouldn't it be better to find out how to make more of us?
10 EVALUATION Protect Against Discrimination Use Multiple Tests Discover- an approach uses problem solvingTasks get harder as the test progresses.Also measure student’s creativity
11 UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING AccelerationCompact the curriculumCurriculum Extension – challenge at higher levelCognitive Taxonomies – differentiate expectations among studentsAutonomous learning modelsort of like special studies college courses
12 THEORY OF MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES Everybody’s Beautiful in Their Own Way Special programs for each Gardner categoryEnrichmentAdd atypical instructionUse challenging materialExpand instructional strategiesTeach critical thinking and problem solving skillsDo we correct writing or do we edit writing?Web Quests
13 SCHOOL WIDE ENRICHMENT Promote creativity and critical thinking Foster creative attitudesImprove student understanding of creativityPractice creativityEngage students in creativityRELEVANCE!
14 INCLUSION Cluster Grouping Put Gifted Students Together Acceleration Might Create Social ProblemsMagnet SchoolsSome Parent/Political Problems.Do These Measures Hurt the Other Students?
15 NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER ON GIFTED AND TALENTED