What Makes a Student Gifted?

The National Association for Gifted Children estimates there are approximately 3 million academically gifted children in the United States - approximately 6% of the student population.  As the chart below indicates, a gifted student has one or more of the identified characteristics:  exceptional ability, creativity, task commitment.

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Learning Characteristics of Gifted Students

Bright versus Gifted

Are You a Gifted Parent?

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