NuMinds is pleased to announce a collaboration with Back to Space, an organization dedicated to stirring up a national passion for space exploration via STEM education and media initiatives. Co-Founder Danielle Dallas Roosa is grand-daughter of Apollo astronaut Stuart Roosa and was inspired to launch the effort when she noticed a lack of interest and knowledge about the Apollo missions specifically, and space travel in general. Back to Space's first major effort will be to produce a reality TV show in which teams solve STEM-based challenges in an "Amazing Race" style environment, and a team of 25 Student Ambassadors from around [...]
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5 Over-Excitability Superpowers | NuMinds Knowledge Drop (ep12) Over-excitabilities are assumed to be innate and appear in five forms Download Over-Excitability Checklist PDF Download Recommendations From the Research PDF
Is my Child Gifted? | NuMinds Knowledge Drop (ep11) High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker Bertie Kingore, Ph.D. Identification of gifted students is clouded when concerned adults misinterpret high achievement as giftedness. High-achieving students are noticed for their on-time, neat, well-developed, and correct learning products. Adults comment on these students' consistent high grades and note how well they acclimate to class procedures and discussions. Some adults assume these students are gifted because their school-appropriate behaviors and products surface above the typical responses of grade-level students. Educators with expertise in gifted education are [...]