What are the characteristics of gifted?
Common Characteristics of Gifted Individuals
- Unusual alertness, even in infancy.
- Rapid learner; puts thoughts together quickly.
- Excellent memory.
- Unusually large vocabulary and complex sentence structure for age.
- Advanced comprehension of word nuances, metaphors and abstract ideas.
What are characteristics of gifted and talented?
Characteristics of the Gifted and Talented Child
- Keen powers of observation.
- Learned or read very early, often before school age.
- Reads widely and rapidly.
- Well developed vocabulary – takes delight in using unusual and new words.
- Has great intellectual curiosity.
- Absorbs information rapidly – often called sponges.
What are the characteristics of a gifted person?
Unusual alertness, even in infancy. Rapid learner; puts thoughts together quickly. Excellent memory. Unusually large vocabulary and complex sentence structure for age. Advanced comprehension of word nuances, metaphors and abstract ideas. Enjoys solving problems, especially with numbers and puzzles.
What is the federal definition of gifted and talented?
The federal definition of giftedness, originally developed in 1971 and called the Marland report. “The term ‘gifted and talented,’ when used with respect to students, children or youth, means students, children or youth who give evidence of high achievement capability in areas such as intellectual, creative, artistic, or leadership capacity,
Who are the gifted and talented children in the world?
Gifted and talented children are present in all student groups, regardless of gender, disability, English language proficiency, economic status, ethnic or cultural background. It is important that adults look hard to discover potential and support gifted children as they reach for their personal best.
What does it mean to be gifted in Michigan?
As a former teacher of gifted students and a current Michigan Association of Gifted Children board member, gifted education consultant/speaker, and parent of two young children, I am excited to serve as your regular blogger and share what I have learned over the last 20 years of working with gifted youth, their teachers, and their parents.