There are times in life that you realize that you realize that you probably are not the genius that defines the era or a genius that contributes amazingly to one field or ( 522 more words
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Gifted children have abilities that make them more sensitive to their bodies, their world and the people in it. They will have to deal with their sensitive natures throughout their lives, but giftedness in toddlers and preschoolers can make daily existence (and their parent’s job) a lot harder! 778 more words
Eight-year-old Bobby wanted to be Richard Feynman for Halloween.
Could he be gifted? Hm?
There were many other signs: Enormous enthusiasm for learning, especially history, science, and language; emotional intensity, difficulty maintaining friendships with children his age, trouble with motivation in school, writing insightful poetry and detailed stories, stacks of books he longed to read, advanced verbal ability, over-thinking tests so that he misunderstood simple problems and scored poorly on exams, great interest in mathematics but not arithmetic, high sensitivity and empathy, frustration with the slowness of handwriting, distressed by the repetition in school, extremely active and curious mind, quirky sense of humor. 557 more words