Do Gifted Students Need Special Schools?
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Gifted kids are sitting in classes focused on universal learning and basic proficiency
SCGM groups gifted kids into classes based on their ability.
America is falling behind other developed countries and our schools aren't producing high achievers
With SCGM, gifted students can dive deeper into curriculum using differential instruction
Identifying a child as gifted is complicated and our society labels everyone as having special gifts
In the SCGM class, teachers are able to teach matching the child's gifting
Christie (Barnett) Pomeroy
With SCGM, high expectations are set for all students and are given more opportunities for exposure
Gifted children from poor socioeconomic status are often overlooked by many
SCGM focuses on every student along with making it easier on the teacher because she can plan for a smaller range of learning levels.
There is so much focus on meeting the needs of low achievers, but students with high-ability aren't getting their needs met
Since NCLB, there has been very little political concern about gifted students. From my personal experience, I agree they are too often overlooked!
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