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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve
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Why Some Highly Gifted Students Underachieve

Most people believe that it’s easy to identify highly gifted students. They’re the ones walking out of awards ceremonies with an assortment of metals around their necks. They go to prestigious schools designed for overachievers with exceptional talent. You hear about them winning awards, read their creative masterpieces in legitimate publications and witness their above-average performances on stage. It’s true that many gifted kids and...

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Five Important Questions to Ask Gifted and Talented Schools
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Five Important Questions to Ask Gifted and Talented Schools

Every single child is a precious gift, and good parents want to do all that they can to ensure that their children grow up happy, healthy and successful. When parents realize that they have a gifted child on their hands, the first order of action is normally to find gifted and talented schools that can enhance the growth of their child. This is absolutely the...

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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?
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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?

Gifted children education is any educational program that caters to children identified as academically talented. There is no universal definition or list of characteristics that might qualify a child to enter a gifted education program, but most gifted schools require kids to pass one of the following tests to highlight areas in which they may excel beyond other kids of the same age: Stanford Binet...

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The Path to Identifying Gifted Students
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The Path to Identifying Gifted Students

Every child is unique and brings to the world personality traits that enhance the world around them. This diversity means that gifted children exhibit a wide range of characteristics that parents and teachers can use to recognize when a child needs extra support to reach their full potential. It is important to understand that the process of identifying gifted students is dynamic since there is...

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5 Components of Quality Gifted Children Education
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5 Components of Quality Gifted Children Education

As a parent of a gifted child, you know the importance of quality gifted children education. Yet, it can be hard to narrow down your options. Today, many public schools offer gifted and talented programs, and you also can choose to send them to a private school or supplement with distance learning. As you explore your options, be on the lookout for these characteristics of...

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Understanding the Process of Identifying Gifted Students
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Understanding the Process of Identifying Gifted Students

The public school system today tends to focus on helping every child meet specific standards for learning. While the concept of helping every child has it’s finer points, there is still an entire group of children that may not be receiving the education they need to foster their development. Gifted children are often overlooked in the classroom because they score well on tests and are...

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