While gifted students look perfect on paper, their teachers know that in the classroom they are not all the academic angels and stellar scholars that people assume they are. Successful teachers of the gifted require a special understanding of their students' social and emotional needs.
As a kid, I got all the way to the top of Cub Scouts, but I never became a Boy Scout. I quit before I made the jump. Why did I quit scouts? I’ve thought about this a lot recently as I see friends’ kids become Eagle Scouts. Why didn’t I go all the way […]