First-Ever Poll of Voters About Gifted Learners

First-Ever Poll of Voters About Gifted Learners Finds Strong Bipartisan Support For Increasing Funding and Resources for High-Potential Students. Washington, DC – At a gathering of gifted learning community leaders today in the nation’s capitol, a first-of-its-kind poll was released by the Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA), that finds overwhelming bipartisan public support for increased…

Booktalking “Gifted Children” by Ellen Winner

According to Winner, gifted children share three characteristics: precocity, insistence on marching to their own drummers and a rage to master. Savants show extraordinary ability to recall, calculate, and draw, but they do not creatively alter their domains. Gifted kids spend more time alone, which they need in order to develop their gifts. They tend…