Characteristics of the Talented and GiftedGifted individuals:
Enjoys problem solving and puzzles Talented individuals:
Unique strengths beyond their age
Advanced display in skills
Examples of those who are gifted and talented!Ainan Celeste Cawley, 11, Scientific prodigy! Was able to pass an advanced chemistry level exam at the age of 7. Aeilita Andre, 4, considered a extremely gifted painter. Has been compared to artists such as Picasso, Salvador Dali, and Jackson Pollock. Her most expensive painting was sold for $24,000 in Hong Kong Elise Tan Roberts ,5, the youngest member of Mensa. She has an IQ at 156 and joined Mensa as age 2 years and 4 months old!
Academically Gifted and TalentedWhat does it mean to be gifted? "Students, children, or youth who give evidence of high achievement capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity, or in specific academic fields, and who need services and activities not ordinarily provided by the school in order to fully develop those capabilities" (Elementary and Secondary Education Act)
Watch this Video Resource about the Academically Gifted!Watch this video about a young boy and his family who must figure out how to work their lives around the young boys talents! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6AZrthCJrs)
National Association for Gifted ChildrenThis informational site takes you on a journey to learn the characteristics, types, and services surrounded gifted children! https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/frequently-asked-questions-about-gifted-education Citation:
Frequently Asked Questions about Gifted Education. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/frequently-asked-questions-about-gifted-education
Understanding Families of Academically Gifted ChildrenThe parents must concern themselves with not only providing their child the right level of academics ( so the child does not get bored), but also worry about the child and their ability to work with other children and interact with peers their age ( despite the intellectual differences). References
(1986). Understanding families of academically gifted children. Roeper Review, 9, 40–42. https://doi.org/10.1080/02783198609553005
ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)This is a disorder that makes it difficult for a person to pay attention and control impulsive behaviors. The individual may suffer from restlessness and constant activity. This is not only a childhood disorder though symptoms can begin developing early on. Teens with this disorder will suffer from inattention, disorganization, and hyperactivity into their adult years.
Causes and Warning SignsCauses:
Cigarette smoking, alcohol use, or drug use during pregnancy
Exposure to environmental toxins, such as high levels of lead, at a young age
Low birth weight
Difficulty paying attention (inattention)
Being overactive (hyperactivity)
Acting without thinking (impulsivity)
ADHD and its Types
ADHD Check List!
Emotional and Behavioral DisordersThose with these type of disorders will face issues such as -An inability to build or maintain interpersonal relationships with peers and/or teachers/care providers
-An inability to learn
-Consistent or chronic inappropriate type of behavior or feelings under normal conditions.
-Pervasive unhappiness or depression.
-Tendency to develop physical symptoms, pains or unreasonable fears associated with personal or school problems.
Types of Emotional and Behavourial DisordersAnxiety disorder
Disruptive Behavioral disorders
Pervasive developmental disorders ADHD
ODD ( Oppositional Defiant Disorder)
May be hostile, irritable, uncooperative and direct negative feelings and actions to authority figures!
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders VideoLearn about the emotional and behavioral disorders out there. This video will enlighten you on the Acts that these disorders fall under and are protected by. https://study.com/academy/lesson/students-with-emotional-or-behavioral-disorders.html This disorder can be seen in classroom settings and can hinder the learning experience.
Mental Health disorders, treatments and guidelinesEmotional disorders fall under many categories and include many categories as well. https://www.psychguides.com/guides/behavioral-disorder-symptoms-causes-and-effects/ These guidelines will break down the disorders and provide intervention plans and research to better understand the emotional and behavioral disorder
The Emotions and Behaviors in the ClassroomMany students have emotional and behavioral problems. Through this link you will read about the problems faced in the classroom and the different details about the specific disorders! https://www.educationcorner.com/behavioral-disorders-in-the-classroom.html