Improve your teaching: Academically exceptional
(otherwise known by that horrible term - "gifted")

Homepage of giftedireland.ie "Gifted Ireland is a meeting point for parents, teachers and adults interested in supporting and exploring the needs of gifted children and adults in Ireland."
Irish gifted education blog Homepage of dazzledandfrazzled.com
Homepage for the academically exceptional students in Ireland - lots of links and ideas giftedandtalented.ie
     
Nice summary of 'Streaming' as it stands today Blogpost from teachnet.ie
Gifted and Talented pocketbook
Link
Barry Hymer. Image of front cover on twitter
Lots of accounts out there of parents with children in this category - here is just one. Education only features a little, but it's not too comforting
     
Series of three inter-related blog posts    
A teacher's (headmaster's) take on this Blogpost from headguruteacher.com
So, what does ‘gifted’ mean anyway? .From the learning spy
How best are the gifted lifted? From Tom Bennett at TES
"All bright children needed to face more rigorous challenges at school to stop them wasting their potential." From TES.co.uk
Carol Dweck on the "gifted curse" YouTube. 1 minute
     
Gifted Children Get Ignored in School Despite Huge Future Contribution to Society Blogpost from psychologist Jeremy Dean
School May Pose Challenges For Gifted Kids, Too, Study Says “There’s this idea that gifted students don’t really need any help”. Comments are also interesting.
From Rebecca Klein in huffingtonpost.com.
     

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