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Children who are Gifted

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This article, Best Practices for Identifying Gifted Students explains how important it is for gifted students to be identified and supported so that their gifts in specific domains will be developed into talents. The article also stresses the importance of early identification of students from low socio-economic status and those with disabilities. They suggest early identification is especially important to the development of gifts into talents.

Gifted Education – A Resource for Teachers (BC Ministry of Education)

Child Genius

This short Youtube video shows how important it is for educators to allow for children to go above and beyond and not limit but recognize a child’s creativity.

Child Prodigy Explains Mysteries of the the Universe

This short Youtube video shows a nine year old boy genius who has shocked scientists with his findings in astronomy and shows how a certain interest or gift can be developed into a talent.

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Author: robinbenz

Elementary teacher, student, aspiring horticulturalist, lover of the outdoors, and travel

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