Posts Tagged ‘gifted’

Sparky: When ‘Gifted’ Isn’t a Gift – GeekDad

Sparky: When ‘Gifted’ Isn’t a Gift – GeekDad. I really appreciate this post. For some time now, I’ve been preaching the message that we need to stop using the term “gifted” when referring to people with unusually high ability and/or potential. Why? Thinking differently doesn’t make anyone superior to anyone else. Kids are not meant […]

Status Update

Is it possible we have the wrong perception of what it means to “identify” a child as “gifted”? If we’re using terms like “got in the gifted program” or “did not get in,” we probably need to┬áhit the pause button and think about our purpose for assessment and identification. Kay ShurtleffAlthough my day job is […]