Gifted Programs Reach All
Posted: September 3, 2012 at 4:05 a.m.
Creativity, problem solving and critical thinking are key components to gifted and talented programs, and in early grades, those are exactly the components facilitators for the Rogers Reaching Exceptional Academic and Creative Heights program try to teach.
At A Glance
Gifted And Talented Student Characteristics
The student may:
- Be unusually curious and/or persistent.
- Have an unusually large vocabulary for age.
- Display long-term recall of much information.
- Learn to read on their own.
- Possess a keen sense of humor.
- Show unusual independence for age.
- Be creative and imaginative beyond age mates.
- Tend to be a perfectionist.
- Sustain interest in one or more fields of knowledge over years.
- Have self-directed interests.
- Easily master intellectual skills.
- Be interested in and concerned about community/world problems.
- Often be self-critical and overly sensitive.
- Continually question the status quo.
- Apply learning from one situation to another.
- Solve problems in a unique manner
- Have different behavior style.
- Enjoy reading about a wide range of topics.
- Reason abstractly.
Source: Rogers’ School District REACH website
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