5 Study Tips for Gifted Children

Study Planner Gifted Kids

Organization Use a planner.  I always write ‘TEST DAY’ on the actual day of the test in my planner, and it also helps to use a color-coding method (red for due tomorrow, yellow for in a few days, green for a few weeks away.) Create a “study plan”. In your notebook …

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Labs for Gifted Children – At Home and Easy!

Rock Candy Lab You will need: A wooden skewer A clothespin 1 cup of water 2-3 cups of sugar A tall narrow glass or jar What to do: Clip the wooden skewer into the clothespin so that it hangs down inside the glass and is about 1 inch (2.5 cm) …

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3 Apps to Make Your Own Video Games

This is an example of a Flowlab tutorial level using the Flowlab developing app.

Have your students ever played Minecraft, Fallout, or Halo and curious how the developers made it? I’m going to show you 3 video game apps to make your own video games. Also – GameSalad and Flowlab have teacher and classroom options. Top 3 Apps To Create Your Own Video Games GameSalad (https://gamesalad.com) lets …

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Math Competitions for Gifted Students

Many gifted children and teens have a natural aptitude in math, but many parents and teachers of high ability math learners find that it can be a challenge to keep these children and teens engaged and excited about math. Gifted math students who are often light years ahead of the standard …

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Best Educational Apps for Gifted Children

ABC Mouse App ABC mouse is a paid online website and app for children ages 2-13. Engage in reading, math, science, and art at the grade level and pace you need. Khan Academy Khan Academy can help challenge accelerated gifted students at the appropriate grade level and interest. Whether you …

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Motivating Young Gifted Children Using Academic Competitions!

Academic competitions for gifted students

I don’t see a lot published about competitiveness in gifted kids, nor do I hear it discussed often at the “gifted children seminars” that I so often attend – so I thought it warranted some attention here. The gifted kids I know are extremely competitive (particularly academically, but also athletically) …

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Travel Review: Roatán, Honduras

During spring break, my family and I decided to go to Roatán for the second time. The first time we went, we went with another family; we didn’t get the same experience that we would have had going on our own. So, about 3 weeks ago, we went again. Roatán is …

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Easy and Healthy Recipes for Gifted Kids to Make

chicken pot popovers healthy gifted kids food

Ham and Pineapple Pizza Ingredients (serves 4) 4 pitas 8 ounces sliced deli ham 18-ounce ball fresh mozzarella, sliced 18-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained Directions Heat oven to 425° F. Place the pitas on a baking sheet. Layer with the ham, mozzarella, and pineapple. Bake until the pitas are crisp and the …

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I saw Taylor Swift in concert!

Seeing Taylor Swift in concert was an amazing experience. Vance Joy opened for her, who sang many popular songs (Stay With Me, Riptide, Georgia, Mess is Mine, and Play with Fire.) He was impressive for a unautotuned voice, and put a lot of emotion into his songs. After Vance Joy …

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How To Care For Pixie Bob Kittens!

We are possibly going to get 2 pixie bob kittens- they don’t shed, they are great travelers, and they are good with children and dogs. We are getting them from a breeder called Forest Hunter Pixie Bobs. This breed costs around 750-1500 dollars each, depending on how close they are …

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