One major concern with regard to the identification of ADHD is that is can be misdiagnosed in place of giftedness. I’ll write another time on literature on this topic. However, a good friend of mine, Dr. Ian McCabe, is involved in research in the field and you like to hear […]

ADHD vs Giftedness

Aims of this module: 1.To present classroom strategies that include gifted students in the classroom; 2.To present some classroom teaching strategies. Outcomes: At the end of this module, you will be able to, 1.Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of positive regard for gifted pupils; 2. State examples of how classroom strategies can […]

Module 8: Classroom Strategies

Aims of this module: 1. To present different definitions of giftedness; 2. To distinguish between different definitions; 3. To highlight Cross and Coleman's School-based Conception of Giftedness. Outcomes: At the end of this module, you will be able to, 1. Identify key differences in definitions of giftedness; 2. Identify the definition of giftedness used in Ireland. […]

Module 2: Definitions of Giftedness