Five Myths about GT Learners

Three Big Ideas

1) Gifted kids need guidance in their academic studies. They can't do it on their own.

2) Gifted kids may not be the role models teachers are looking for in the regular education classroom.

3) No, not everyone is gifted.

Two Questions

1) How do we identify learners with learning disabilities who also may have a giftedness?

2) How do we foster the social and emotional development of the gifted child?

One Action

1) Look for giftedness in the behaviorally challenged learner.