Grade 6 Gifted Education
Teachers may be asked by parents to summarize ways in which the needs of gifted students are being met in the regular classroom. Teachers routinely differentiate instruction for students. The following list of several strategies may be helpful to recall as you communicate with parents and plan with colleagues during the school year.
Communication with Parents of Gifted Learners
Wow, this site has it all! An amazing collection of games and activities to help any math student. Even calculus has games to enhance the skills of the students.
This is one cool site for all elementary students. There are informative videos, articles, interactive activities and games.
Discovery Kids: Home Page
Don't Buy It is a media literacy Web site for young people that encourages users to thing critically about media and become smart consumers.
When a child is gifted or talented, their parents and educators are faced with many issues and challenges. These articles and digests provide ideas, guidance and activities for both parents and educators of gifted students. While some of these articles are written specifically for educators, they can also benefit parents who are seeking to create or influence a program for their children. In addition, we've found that many of these articles, such as those on college planning and underachieving students, are appropriate and helpful for other students, not just those that are gifted.
Eduweb develops award-winning digital learning games and interactives about art, history, science, and technology. Their mission is to "create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet."
Lesson Plans and Resources
This page contains links to lesson plans and resources for special education as well as lesson plans for students who are gifted and talented. It also contains lesson plans about individuals with disabilities (Helen Keller or FDR, for instance). Click on one of the topics in the site index to find what you need. If you are looking for lesson plans and resources for creativity, critical thinking, or problem solving.
Absolutely FREE online books! Thousands of novels, poems, stories and easy to read books online.
This exciting site has much to offer the sciene teacher. Browse through the "Web-based Classroom Projects" for a variety of elementary, middle and high school projects.
This site aims to provide a forum for Canadian researchers, educators, organizations and families to share information concerning gifted education, research and resources across Canada.
Gifted Canada Index
Welcome to The Historica-Dominion Institute, the largest, independent
organization dedicated to Canadian history, identity and citizenship. The Historica-Dominion Institute's mandate is to build active and
informed citizens through a greater knowledge and appreciation of the
history, heritage and stories of Canada. Lesson plans, brief videos, games and more!
Welcome to Hoagies' Gifted Education Page, the all-things-gifted resource that you've been searching for. Hoagies' Gifted Education Page offers resources and links for Parents, for Educators, Counselors, Administrators and other Professionals, and for Kids & Teens. Pick your entrance, but investigate them all!
Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
The Center for Innovation in Science Learning (CISL) at The Franklin Institute is a premier center for science learning research, program development, and educational services. Choose "Curricular Companions" to show how Grade 4-8 teachers can integrate lessons like "Ecosystems", "Sound and Light", or "Introduction to Matter" into their unit plans. The topics do not follow the Saskatchewan Science Curriculum but you can find something at every level.
Just like its title suggests, this site offers online manipulatives that you can use either on an interactive whiteboard or at individual computer stations. Resources are divided into grade levels and Concept (Number & Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis & Probability).
NetVet Veterinary Resources / Electronic Zoo Animal Species. The title speaks for itself. Everything one wanted to know about animals ... and then some.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
Teaching Resources, Student Activities, Reproducibles, and more!
Science News is an award-winning weekly newsmagazine covering the most important research in all fields of science. Its 16 pages are packed with short, accurate articles that appeal to both general readers and scientists.
Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum -- to students of all ages. A host of educational experts brings you tested ideas for using the magic of music in your lesson plans.
This site contains thousands of pages for you to peruse -- many with lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions. The top educational pros offer practical suggestions based on the latest in brain-based learning. Innovative teachers share their classroom pointers and extension activities using children's music.
Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about stories, folklore, and fairy tales. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Dive into Renaissance life with this extremely attractive and user-friendly site. Topics to explore include "Art Explorer", "Innovations 1400-2000", "Patron of the Arts", and "The Artist's Life". There is a teacher area with lesson plans aimed at middle years students.
The Stowaway Adventure has six core activities that will teach students how to access and interpret real time marine data. They track an actual ship on the ocean, determine its destination, predict when it will arrive at port, and predict any rough weather that might impact the ship's arrival time.