Issues Facing GT Learners

16 Smartest Children in History

Big Ideas

1. Gifted children are capable of accomplishing incredible tasks when given the opportunities and encouragement needed.

2. When gifted children are able to explore their passions, they can create incredible new things and accomplish great tasks.

3. Some gifted children can become burnt out or become destructive if they are not given the right support and encouragement.


1. How can we better spot gifted children in our classrooms?

2. How can we support gifted children, encourage them to find their passion, and help them pursue it?


1. Create opportunities in the classroom to explore passions and express themselves in more ways.