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10 Essential Executive Functioning Skills for GT Kids

Janet Demir on May. 19, 2022

Fascinating learnings from decades-long studies of GT students

Janet Demir on May. 09, 2022

Can Video Games Teach? How to maximize the educational benefits of video games (and which to choose!)

Janet Demir on Apr. 26, 2022

5 tips for supporting your child in a gifted program

Janet Demir on Apr. 12, 2022

A Tutor For Every Student: How Adaptive Learning Apps Work

Janet Demir on Apr. 11, 2022

Adaptive Learning Apps for Students 13-18

Janet Demir on Mar. 22, 2022

Want to help your Gifted and Talented child excel in their classes? Or expose them a new level of challenge? Take a look at our suggested learning apps for students 13-18 years old.

Recommended Learning Apps for Children Ages 3-12

Janet Demir on Feb. 23, 2022

gt.school currently focuses on supporting and accelerating Gifted & Talented kids 13-18 years old. But what if your Gifted & Talented child is younger than that? How can you keep them challenged and engaged in learning? Thankfully, there is a wide range of excellent adaptive learning apps for younger children. See our suggested learning apps for students 3-12 years old.

Using adaptive apps instead of teachers

Lindsey Schiller on Dec. 23, 2021

For most parents (but not kids!), the most radical part of gt.school is the use of adaptive apps instead of teachers. But decades of learning science show why apps help students learn faster and more effectively.

What is Mastery Learning?

Lindsey Schiller on Dec. 22, 2021

Mastery learning is concept that students must master foundational concepts before moving on to more advanced concepts. It’s not new to learning science. In fact, decades of research have proven mastery learning to have profound impacts on accelerated learning.

Motivational Models

Lindsey Schiller on Dec. 21, 2021

Designing the motivational model for students of gt.school has been one of the more challenging and contentious tasks. Here's how we approached it.