This post is part of a series, When Giftedness Gets Annoying. Do you have a gifted student who always is analyzing and evaluating everything, offering a barrage of unsolicited critiques? Do you often feel you and students live beneath the hot lamp of “The Critic”? The critical nature of the gifted mind can be a great…
Strategies for Helping Stressed-Out Gifted Learners
I once found my daughter at midnight sitting in the middle of her bedroom floor in tears. She was working on a project and refused to go to bed until it was complete, even though it wasn’t due for several days. She cried, sharing a list of things she had to do that week, including numerous rehearsals for her dance company’s upcoming performance and various school-related assignments that had, ultimately, sent her to the floor.
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