From reading some of the responses to the questions it seems like there is a lot of negative comments about gifted children. I am not sure if its referencing the posters themselves or not so...
Whats the issue?
The way you feel about gifted children in general?
Or do you have issues just with certain people and their gifted children?Answer Question
Good question! I took the gifted classes through elementary and middle school and loved it. I can't tell you how upset I was to see the program thrown out so our local public schools could redirect the funding to the ESL program. It seems like "gifted" has become a bad word, used to describe the kids who already have too much and are not deserving of more. That is so not the case, for me the gifted program was a creative outlet - accelerated classes just meant more work, the gifted program meant more real learning.
Answer by scout_mom at 11:33 AM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by Piskie at 11:33 AM on Feb. 4, 2011
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Answer by Piskie at 11:38 AM on Feb. 4, 2011
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Answer by NotPanicking at 11:41 AM on Feb. 4, 2011
I missed the other question, but what were the negative comments? I am a parent of a gifted child who is 13, it's not bragging to call him gifted, it is nice to talk about it, because it has a lot of good things, but it has also had it's challenges.
Answer by mommom2000 at 12:02 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by bookmommy at 12:03 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
I missed the other question, but what were the negative comments?
Answer by NotPanicking at 12:05 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
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