As a teacher of high ability students, you know the joys and challenges that come with your gifted learners. You’ve challenged the high-achieving students who just can’t seem to learn enough. You’ve supported the perfectionists whose work is seldom good enough for them to call complete. You’ve provided flexibility for the creative students who live for the road less traveled. You spend hours creating a curriculum that will engage your students and even more hours thinking about what you can do to better meet each of their unique needs.
The teacher section of the IAG website has been created to provide you with information and resources to support you in teaching Indiana’s high ability students. IAG has prepared this information to help you meet Indiana’s state mandates for identification and services and best serve your high ability students and their families. We hope you find this information helpful and encourage you to share these resources with other educators.
While it is difficult to identify precisely what giftedness is, or even to define it in a single statement, there are a handful of perspectives that may be used to gain a better overall understanding of the concept
Access IDOE Curriculum Units for high-ability students on Moodle. If you not have a login, please use this instructional video .
Review materials and information for the IDOE Office for High Ability.
The Acceleration Institute was first established under the name, "Institute for Research and Policy on Acceleration" in 2006 at The Connie Belin & Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development at the University of Iowa through the generous support (2006-2012) of the John Templeton Foundation.
IAG supports gifted students, parents, and educators. Join today for free and be sure to attend our annual conference on December 3-5 at the Indianapolis JW Marriott.