Redefining Genius, Gifted, Talented, etc.
I’ve been meaning to write about this for a bit, and then I stumbled on this article:
Let’s Quit Brainwashing Kids that It’s a College Degree or Nothing
by Ani Lahiri, published on September 17, 2019
Lahiri says it pretty well, so I’ll just to her words for now …
Some food for thought.
(from January 8, 2020)
Also, don't let yourself or your student be pigeonholed. We all learn in different ways, and every child comes to the classroom with a different web of context. That's especially critical to keep in mind right now, with so many kids embarking on homeschooling and remote virtual-based learning. Here's an article on some different learning styles: "Embracing Your Child’s Best Ways of Learning 12 Different Ways to Learn"