Identifying the Traits of Gifted Children

 

Identifying and Supporting Gifted Students in Rural Districts

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Identification of Gifted and Talented

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Identifying talented and gifted children

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Identifying Gifted Students

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Giftedness Identification & IQ Testing

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Identification of Gifted and Talented

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Gifted and Talented: Knowing The Student with GT

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Gifted learners exhibit different characteristics, traits, and ways to express their giftedness. Giftedness is dynamic, not static. Identification needs to occur over time, with multiple opportunities to exhibit gifts. One test at a specific Giftedness is represented through all racial, ethni. Bright Hub Education explains that some gifted children become disruptive in classrooms – often because they are bored with the material that is taught over and over again.

High Curiosity Level. Gifted children often have a high curiosity level and dive into subjects with a passion not seen in most children their age. Heightened Sensitivity Although heightened sensitivity is rarely, if ever, used to identify gifted children in school, it is so common among gifted children that it is one of the characteristics that set them apart from other children.

They may be emotionally sensitive, crying over what others considered trivial. Educators and schools are the next to identify giftedness in students. Educators may pick up on some of the same signs that parents do, but schools may also employ testing that’s designed to identify potentially gifted children. As a result, identifying giftedness is not a single process. Fellow ECU researcher Eileen Slater said parents and teachers could identify gifted and talented students by looking for some of the following characteristics: A strong sense of social justice and the ability to empathise with others.

The language traits of gifted children set them apart as well. They tend to have extensive vocabularies and may read earlier than their peers. Even if they read at the standard age, they tend to read rapidly and widely. They also love to ask “what if” questions.

One group of students who will probably attract less attention are the gifted learners. These students have a capacity for talent, creativity and. How to Identify Gifted Children. Creating Challenging Learning Opportunities. References.

All young children bring varying abilities across all content areas to the early childhood classroom. Their experiences and interests can vary greatly and it can sometimes be a challenge to meet the needs and interests of the highest ability children in the typical preschool environment. Characteristics of gifted children often include a special sensitivity to beauty, or another extreme trait that stands out in another individual. 13. A gifted child often has a great sense of humor, and may even be the class clown.

READ Enrichment Activities For Gifted Students To Engage Fast Learners. If a child exhibits a majority of these characteristics, parents may wish to have the child assessed by an experienced examiner to find out if the child is gifted. Firstborn children tend to be recognized more often than their siblings.

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They concluded that the primary signs of giftedness noted by both researchers and parents of gifted children were “early verbal ability, strong memory skills, and abstract reasoning” (p. 377).

“Giftedness 101” by Linda Kreger Silverman, PhD
from Giftedness 101
by Linda Kreger Silverman, PhD
Springer Publishing Company, 2012

At least one study (Gaunt, 1989) found that parents of moderately gifted children differ from parents of highly gifted children in how they perceive their children’s learning characteristics, social and emotional adjustment, school experiences, and social and emotional experiences.

“Living with Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults” by Susan Daniels, Michael Marian Piechowski
from Living with Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults
by Susan Daniels, Michael Marian Piechowski
Great Potential Press, 2009

Here is a list of characteristics of gifted kids, though it’s important to note that not all characteristics will apply to your child.

“The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries” by Michele Borba
from The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries
by Michele Borba
Wiley, 2009

In addition to the characteristics of gifted children (which also apply to gifted adults, by the way) that we described above, we will mention some broad categories of giftedness.

“Grandparents' Guide to Gifted Children” by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, A. Stephen McDaniel, Frances A. Karnes
from Grandparents’ Guide to Gifted Children
by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, et. al.
Great Potential Press, 2004

(3) This unevenness of abilities is no greater for gifted than for average children, but it is different in direction; whereas the gifted are at their best in the “thought” subjects, average children are at their best in subjects that make the least demands upon the formation and manipulation of concepts.

“Genius: The Natural History of Creativity” by H. J. Eysenck, Michael Gelder, Jeffrey Gray, Richard Gregory, Robert Hinde, Christopher Lonquet-Higgins
from Genius: The Natural History of Creativity
by H. J. Eysenck, Michael Gelder, et. al.
Cambridge University Press, 1995

Although many of the gifted characteristics listed above can be troublesome or frustrating to parents,teachers, or the gifted child, they are also traits that are helpful in certain situations.

“A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children” by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, Edward R. Amend
from A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
by James T. Webb, Janet L. Gore, Edward R. Amend
Great Potential Press, 2007

Characteristics of gifted children.

“Guidance and Counselling in India” by Ram Nath Sharma, Rachana Sharma
from Guidance and Counselling in India
by Ram Nath Sharma, Rachana Sharma
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 2004

Thus, gifted children with AS may have greater ability in verbal tasks, and in figuring out the correct answers to social interaction scenarios presented as a story or test, but will have as much trouble as other children with AS in actually performing socially.

“Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits” by Deirdre V Lovecky
from Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits
by Deirdre V Lovecky
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003

A broader view, reflected in the term gifted-talented, considers signs of giftedness to include specific academic aptitudes, advanced memory skills, creative thinking, ability in the visual or performing arts, and psychomotor ability, either individually or in combination.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, Donna L. Wong, Annette Baker, R.N., Patrick Barrera, Debbie Fraser Askin
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children Multimedia Enhanced Version
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, et. al.
Mosby/Elsevier, 2013

The following short descriptions of different tests focus on test properties which are most important for identification of gifted children: above all reliability, norms, and predictive validity.

“International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent” by K. A. Heller, F. J. Mönks, R. Subotnik, Robert J. Sternberg
from International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent
by K. A. Heller, F. J. Mönks, et. al.
Elsevier Science, 2000

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