Equity in Gifted/Talented (G/T) Education

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Twice-Exceptional Students and G/T Services

Curriculum and Instruction for Twice-Exceptional Learners

Twice-exceptional learners need challenging curriculum to keep them engaged in school (Trail, 2011). Content should focus on broad based issues, themes, or problems with the elimination of unnecessary drill and practice. It is linked to relevant real-world applications. It should require students to question, think critically, creatively solve problems, produce original products, and reflect on their learning. Modifications in content, process, product, and environment are required when designing curricula for the twice-exceptional population (Higgins, 2012).

Guiding Principles: Curriculum for Twice-Exceptional Learners by M. Elizabeth Nielsen & L. Dennis Higgins