Issues Facing GT Learners

Response to 5 Myths About 'Gifted and Talented' Students

3 Big Ideas I Learned

  • GT learners shouldn't be depended upon to serve as role models for other kids
  • GT kids won't necessarily be gifted across all subjects
  • 6% of the K-12 population in the US is considered gifted


2 Questions I Still Have

  • How can I best serve my GT learners when I have so many other kids who are still struggling?
  • What is the best way to effectively serve a GT learner so they can actually grow?


1 Action I Can Take Immediately

I can explore the interests of my GT learners and determine what motivates them.