Hoagies logo
 
   
Shop Amazon and support Hoagies' Page. Thanks!
 

 
ParentsEducatorsKids Fun!What's New?Gifted 101CommunityConferencesShop Hoagies!PC SecurityAbout
                 ↑Teachers find help here                           ↑ Everyone needs community

Home
Gifted Presentations
Gifted Education
Gifted Programs
Curriculum Resources
Differentiation
Grouping Gifted
Gifted Middle School
Counseling Gifted
Special Topics
Professional Books
Educational Theories
Brain Research
Continuing Education
Prof. Development
Gifted Help Wanted!

Using Amazon Smile? Click this link instead! Amazon Smile
 
Barnes & Noble


Click on Shop Hoagies' Page before you visit your favorite on-line stores including Amazon and many more of your favorite stores.  Thanks for making Hoagies' Gifted community possible!

Donations
Your donations help keep Hoagies' Gifted Education Page on-line.

Support Hoagies' Page!

ERIC logo

Educators, Counselors, Psychologists, and Administrators of the Gifted  

June 2019  Blog Hop: Thoughts from the Mental Trenches

Thoughts from the Mental Trenches. Thoughts from the Depths. What makes you a healthy gifted person? What helps when you're not feeling mentally healthy? How about for your kids? Do they struggle with anxiety, depression, high-functioning autism, or other mental difference? What techniques help them maintain an even keel?

What helps you know that you're just as gifted, just as whole, when your mind is giving you grief? 

Don't miss our previous Blog Hops on related topics, including Perfectionism, Emotional Intelligence, Overexcitabilities (OEs), and Philosophical / Spiritual Anxiety.

If you'd like to read all our past Blog Hops or join our next Blog Hop, visit Blog Hops for all our past and future topics. Special thanks to Pamela S. Ryan for our striking Blog Hop graphics!

Click for more F.Y.I.

Gifted Help Wanted!

--------

RecommendedGifts for the Gifted: the Best of Hoagies' Shopping Guide

--------

Hoagies' Kids and Teens  Reading lists, Links, Nerd Shirts, Movies, more!

--------

Don't Miss... the Best of Hoagies' Gifted Education Page!

Send your $ to Hoagies' Gifted when you shop Amazon!

Click on Amazon before you put items in your cart. Voila! You're supporting Hoagies' Page.

Use Amazon Smile to support your favorite non-profit charity?  You can support your Smile charity and Hoagies' Gifted, Inc. too!  Use this Amazon Smile link instead!  Not on Amazon Smile?  Sign up, and designate Hoagies' Gifted, Inc. to support us both ways!

 
Follow @HoagiesGifted on Twitter, Hoagies' Gifted Education Page on Facebook, or Carolyn K. on LinkedIn. Now on Google+ and Pinterest! Or for a more private discussion group, sign up for Hoagies' Gifted Discussion Group on Facebook. These communities include support for parents and teachers, timely short articles and links for kids, and brain research and gifted education features for adults and kids!
 

Teachers of the gifted are faced with many issues. Is the gifted child identified appropriately? How can I best serve him? What are her greatest needs? What teaching techniques have been shown to work, or to fail, for gifted children? What techniques are best for the individual gifted children I have before me this day, this week, this year?  How can I teach these gifted children and still give my best to the rest of my classroom, especially my low-testing kids?

Gifted Education includes articles and research on gifted education in general. From sources including the American School Board Journal, to research from prominent universities around the world, these references are worth reading. The ERIC Clearinghouse for Disabilities and Gifted Education is now available here. Professional Books includes books for teachers, counselors, and other professionals dealing with the gifted population, on topics from Multiple Intelligences and Differentiating in the Classroom, to Acceleration, to Gifted and Learning Disabled, and more... Counseling covers some of the unique aspects of counseling when it applies to gifted children and adults. Brain Research and Learning Theories offers new and old insights into the gifted mind. 

Every administrator and teacher and parent should read A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students Recommended The Templeton National Report on Acceleration, and the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) reply: Acceleration in Schools: A Call to Action.

In the regular classroom, teachers are faced with a grand challenge: teach the majority of the students in the class, but still allow the gifted child to learn something, too. There are many approaches to this: Differentiation of Instruction and Grouping are the most commonly discussed options. Curriculum Resources for Teachers offers a collection of teacher-tested curriculum resources for gifted students. Middle School is often thought to offer entirely different challenges to all students, including the gifted child. Educational Theories offer some of the recent ideas in the education of the gifted, or all children. Gifted Programs offers sample programs, evaluation techniques, and other program related links. Proficiency Testing sheds light on this controversial subject, while Testing and Assessment covers IQ and other assessment for gifted identification. 

Visit Special Topics in Giftedness including Humanities Gifted, Science Gifted, Math Gifted, Musically Gifted, Gifted Leadership, Creatively Gifted, Technologically Gifted and Philosophy for subject-specific information.  Continue to other important topics: English Language Learners (ESL), Gifted at Risk for socio-economic and other at-risk gifted populations, Gender Issues.

Most teachers of gifted students, whether in the regular classroom, a gifted pull-out program, or a special gifted program, need resources. Academic Programs for children to participate in both face-to-face and distance education, and Internet Investigations is a list of full curriculum units, usually from introduction to activities to test, on subjects that often interest gifted students. Here you might find units on music, art, math, science, and lots more. The kids will love these! Note, the grade levels specified are for the traditional student; for gifted children, you might want to go up a couple grades to get something more at their level.

(Free) Online High School Courses Recommended are full high school, Honors, AP, or college level courses for acceleration or enrichment for gifted students, and Internet Investigations Recommended is full of free curriculum libraries and individual curriculum units available right on the Internet.

Additional resources include Products to use in education, Publishers that dedicate all or part of their resources to serving gifted children. Smart Toys for combined education and fun. And Materials, great (free!) educational materials for teachers!

Continuing Education offers gifted education masters and doctoral programs across the country, for educators interested in furthering their own education. Online Professional Development offers education opportunities for professionals, right on the computer. Gifted Education Resources include additional Bibliographies, Charities, Journals, Legal Resources, Mandates, Products, Publishers, Readings and Gifted History.

Gifted Employment Listings check here for job listings in gifted education and related fields!

Education professionals dealing with the gifted child are not different from parents of the gifted child. Sometimes we are one and the same person. We face the same questions and concerns, and often the same battles concerning the child's education. We are on the same side!  Check out the Parents section of Hoagies' Gifted Education page, as you will find many other issues you find compelling in educating gifted children there... including Identification, Social / Emotional Aspects of Giftedness, Twice Exceptional and more.

Hoagies' Kids and Teens, includes great Reading Lists, Software Favorites, and Magazines, Hot Topics! booklist of terrific books organized by topic, Links to investigate, and lots more, visit Hoagies' Kids and Teens Page.

Thank you.

Great Ideas for Smart Kids' Teachers and Psychologists!

Visit Hoagies' Gifts for the Gifted for tons of great ideas for your office or classroom, from books and journals for you, to books and magazines, products and smart toys for your students!


Last updated June 01, 2019


Barnes & Noble

Recommended best links, also visit Hoagies' Don't Miss! Recommended best products, also visit Hoagies' Shopping Guide: Gifts for the Gifted

Back Home Next

Print Hoagies' Page
business cards...

Hoaiges' Page business card
prints on Avery 8371
or similar cardstock

Visit this page on the Internet at
 
Hoagies' Gifted, Inc. is a non-profit organization recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Contact us by e-mail at Hoagies' Gifted, Inc.
Subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Pinterest pages for more interesting links
 
Copyright © 1997-2019 by Hoagies' Gifted, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Click for Privacy Policy