gifted gifted  /ˈɡɪf təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) endowed with talent or talents

Usage(s):

  1. Spending on the gifted isn't even tabulated in some states, but by the most generous calculation, we spend no more than $800 million on gifted programs.
  2. The gifted students, she notes, don't feel included.
  3. In a 2000 study for Gifted Child Quarterly, Joseph Renzulli and Sunghee Park found that 5% of the 3,520 gifted students they followed dropped out after eighth grade.

News

  1. Enfield middle school’s gifted program gives school board an overview of its going greener initiative

    ENFIELD — The yearlong efforts of students in the John F. Kennedy Middle School’s Talented and Gifted Program resulted in a full recycling program being implemented at the school for the first time since 1969, and other environmentally-friendly projects in the works.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Journal Inquirer

  2. Basking Ridge parents say gifted students are bored

    BERNARDS TWP. - Nearly four years after the district’s program for gifted and talented children was effectively eliminated in a budget cut, a group of parents is seeking to bring it back.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Bernardsville News

  3. Bright Kids NYC Offers Gifted and Talented Bootcamp Scholarship

    Bright Kids NYC, New York's premier tutoring company, is pleased to announce the creation of the Gifted and Talented Scholarship. In an effort to make test preparation more accessible to all families, the scholarship offers eligible children a spot in the 8-session 1-on-1 bootcamp at a fraction of the cost. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/bright-kids ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "It defies belief that this gifted, brave, tenacious, wonderful woman is gone," said Mendes, who also directed the Academy Award-winning "American Beauty."
    on Mar 20, 2009 By: Sam Mendes Source: Washington Post

  2. "He was truly a gifted person both on the field and off of it," Astros Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Drayton McLane said in a statement. "He could dance, he could sing, but his best gift of all was that he was an extremely happy...
    on May 23, 2010 By: Drayton McLane Source: BusinessWeek

  3. Republican presidential candidate John McCain recalled Heston as "one of our nation's most gifted actors."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Daily News

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