Sunday, February 15, 2009

Children who are gifted may face unreasonable pressures

Children who are gifted sometimes feel pressure to be "on" all the time, even in subjects at which they don't excel, gifted-education specialist Tamara Fisher writes in a blog post that followed a revealing conversation with her students. "I feel like any little thing I get wrong is seen by them as a giant black spot on my soul," one boy said. Teacher Magazine/Unwrapping the Gifted blog

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