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Where can I go to find out more information about gifted students?
What teaching tools can I use with my gifted students?
Characteristics of a Gifted Child
  • Poses unforeseen questions
  • Is curious
  • Generates complex, abstract ideas
  • Knows without working hard
  • Is beyond the group
  • Needs 1-3 repetitions to master
  • Prefers the company of intellectual peers or adults
  • Expert who abstracts beyond the field
  • May/may not be motivated by grades
  • Is intellectual

LINC students created a video to help teachers, parents, and community members identify students who might benefit from a gifted program.  Please click the link below to view the video!

Being Gifted