iPhone/iPad apps for gifted children

Your children/students want to play games, but you want them to develop themselves also. What is the best combination between having fun and learning something? A recap from recent research.   1. DragonBox Algebra 5+   https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dragonbox-algebra-5+/id522069155?mt=8   $4.99   Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s,

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Davidson Academy in Reno

Take on Talents’ Femke visited the Davidson Academy in Reno. They serve profoundly gifted students and have created their own curriculum for them. Scooby Meredith, one of the school’s staff members, tells us about what makes the Academy so special.  


How gifted children succeed

What do children need to know in order to succeed? A tough question if you ask parents and teachers who work with gifted children. Self-advocacy is important, as well as environment. Two experts in the field elaborate on their views. Deb Douglas has been working with gifted kids for several years and her current passion is empowering our gifted kids

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Scientifically Speaking: Best Practices For Science Education with High Ability Children

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

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