ERIC Number: EJ1021002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
It's Safe to Be Smart: Strategies for Creating a Supportive Classroom Environment
Hébert, Thomas P.; Corcoran, Jamie A.; Coté, John M.; Ene, Mihaela C.; Leighton, Elizabeth A.; Holmes, Ashley M.; Padula, Diane D.
Gifted Child Today, v37 n2 p95-101 Apr 2014
Gifted teenagers in middle and high school benefit from classroom environments that support their social and emotional development. Teachers of gifted adolescents may create classroom environments in which young people know it is safe to be smart and where they feel valued and respected for their intellect, creativity, and passions. By utilizing available strategies for creating such environments, teachers enhance the psychosocial well-being of gifted adolescents.
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Educational Strategies, Secondary Education, Gifted, Adolescents, Theory Practice Relationship, Sensitivity Training, Creative Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education; Middle Schools; High Schools
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