Issues Facing GT Learners

Poster Created by Valerie Hill

3 Big Ideas I Learned from the article, "Five Myths about Gifted and Talented Students"

  • Gifted students can develop poor habits when not challenged in the classroom.
  • Sometimes gifted students are not gifted in all academic areas.
  • Asking on-level students to emulate a gifted student may lower that students self confidence.

2 Questions I Have

  • How are students chosen for gifted and talented programs?
  • How are these programs regulated from district to district?

1 Action I can Take Immediately

I will not compare or ask a below or on-level student to emulate a gifted student.