Do you encourage your gifted child to achieve success or do you encourage him to nurture his talents? It is vital to understand the difference between nurturing and pushing your gifted child. For tips on the correct way in which to nurture your gi...
As long as we discourage any attempts to identify and nurture the gifted, we cannot even begin to diagnose the size of the problem: the number of children who failed to succeed in the face of overwhelming obstacles.
Despite their high intelligence and talents, some gifted children do not live up to their potential in the classroom. These are the gifted children who also have a learning disability. More boys than girls fall into this category.
Parents of gifted children are often surprised when their child underachieves in school. The key to helping is understanding the causes of underachievement.
How do you identify the underlying reasons of your gifted child's underachievement? Watch the video to know more.
The underachievement of capable children is an area of concern for many parents and educators. Although the study of student underachievement has a long educational history, it is more productive to consider what motivates students to do well.