ERIC Number: EJ756553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 18
Creating a Virtual Learning Environment for Gifted and Talented Learners
Mulrine, Christopher F.
Gifted Child Today, v30 n2 p37-40 Spr 2007
This article illustrates how teachers can infuse best practices from both gifted and talented education and information technology to benefit gifted and talented students through the creation of a virtual classroom learning environment. The author has used this assignment in an assistive technology course as an assignment for teacher preparation candidates. It is important to prepare teachers to not only use technology, but also to integrate it into instruction. This type of activity can be used by teachers of gifted and talented students to merge their subject matter with the Internet.
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Information Technology, Gifted, Talent, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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