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The Case for Creativity: Reversing the Decline of Creativity

The Case for Creativity: Reversing the Decline of Creativity What do a Disney animator, a traffic engineer, and a scientist all have in common with 21st century learners? Give up yet? Well, they all use creativity to solve problems and answer questions! While that may sound like a bad joke, the decline of creativity in [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Creativity|Comments Off on The Case for Creativity: Reversing the Decline of Creativity

2015 Course Review – Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers

2015 Course Review - Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers Happy Holidays from everyone here at TAGT On Demand! As 2015 draws to a close, I would like to spend some time reflecting on what I’ve accomplished this year. Resolutions are great, but they are only effective when I pause [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Categories: AP English, Creativity, Differentiation, Gifted Education, Social & Emotional|Comments Off on 2015 Course Review – Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers

Creative Thinking Tools for Gifted Students

Teach a child to test and he will succeed for a day. Teach him to think creatively, and he will thrive for a lifetime. Developing creative thinking in the classroom In the competitive, technology driven world that, today’s students are preparing to enter, there is one skill that will set them apart. It isn’t intelligence. [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|Categories: Creativity|Comments Off on Creative Thinking Tools for Gifted Students

Are We There Yet? Questions for Higher Order Thinking in the Gifted Classroom

Are We There Yet? Questions for Higher Order Thinking in the Gifted Classroom Kids love to ask questions. Have you ever been on a road trip with a child between the ages of 2 and 18? Then you'll recognize, “Are we there yet?” It's probably one of the most dreaded questions to come from a [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|Categories: Creative, Creativity|Comments Off on Are We There Yet? Questions for Higher Order Thinking in the Gifted Classroom

65% of the Population are Visual Learners

(A Review of Timothy Gangwer’s Whole Brain Visual Thinking) You can bet that this translates to 65% of your students being visual learners. This is a method of education that is generally overlooked. It is unfortunate, especially when the mind processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text. Timothy Gangwer’s definition of Whole Brain Visual [...]

By | May 12th, 2014|Categories: Creativity, Differentiation|0 Comments