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ERIC Number: EJ826485
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
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ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Besides Google: Guiding Gifted Elementary Students onto the Entrance Ramp of the Information Superhighway
Schneider, Joan
Gifted Child Today, v32 n1 p27-31 Win 2009
For gifted students, the power of the Internet is its vastness. Students can access extensive resources that far exceed the collections in their classrooms or school library. Especially with the rapid growth of the Internet during the last decade, the gateway to a rich array of sophisticated resources is literally a click away. Curriculum content can be differentiated by complexity and depth, and those gifted students with the ability to process large amounts of information quickly (Siegle, 2004) can race down the information highway at breakneck speeds. "The Internet is the single most significant technology available to gifted and talented students" (Siegle, 2005, p. 30).
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Language: English
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