Highly intelligent children from throughout Arizona attend the Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy. The school is located at the Arizona State University Campus in Phoenix, and started in 2012. Students from the 7th until the 12th grade are welcome, and the number of attendees has grown each year since the opening. Needs of the brightest kids Gary K.
Are you a teacher? And do you share that science education for high ability children is a completely different facet of education? Yes, it’s more than just doing experiments and learning facts. The best approach would be to blend the various aspects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) while solving problems in the real world. The key solutions lie
Visiting the NAGC convention has been a wonderful experience. Four days with many classroom teachers, gifted/talented coordinators, school administrators, researchers, parents and many more. Four days filled with sessions, an exhibition, and all kinds of passionate people. Subjects such as ‘psychosocial skills for gifted children’, ‘twice exceptionals’ and ‘best advice for parents’ were all included. And what a wonderful time
Homeschooling is an alternative form of education that is flexible and there is some cooperative learning, hardly done within the confines of a home. In most cases tutors are hired and children are encouraged to attend community classes for specific domains. Mentoring is a vital part of homeschooling and parents are always on the lookout for mentors whose inputs work