TIP Blog: Parents and Educators
There are lots of very common theories about education that you've likely heard. But are any of them true?
Meet Tina and Chris and their sons Elijah and Riley. They're a homeschooling TIP family that's decided to take their life on the road and live in a renovated school bus full-time. On this episode of the Duke TIP Podcast, we tell their story.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about how to get an underachieving gifted high schooler back on track.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about resources for a gifted toddler.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks about acceleration for her gifted daughter who scored highly in some areas and not in others.
TIP’s Gifted Education Specialist, Rick Courtright, responds to a parent who asks for advice on how to respond to his daughter's recent test results.
Soumya’s parents just looked at her SAT scores online and found that she only needed ten more points on her math score to qualify for a prestigious gifted program.
Imagine this scenario: two students both test above their grade level and have similar scores in math and reading. Now, imagine that only one of these students is identified as gifted by their school. The student who is identified as gifted is then exposed to programming with unique opportunities, while the other student follows his school’s standard curriculum.
Multiple criteria for identification can be a double-edged sword. TIP's Research Staff break down three possible implementations of multiple criteria for identification and weigh the advantages and limitations of each.
What is “personalized learning,” and why could this approach matter to your gifted student? Here are four quick facts to help you understand more about this educational method.