Helping students who are gifted deal with boredom

03/12/2013 |

Parents and educators should look into possible underlying reasons for the boredom sometimes associated with students who are gifted, writes gifted-education specialist Christopher Taibbi. Students may say they are bored because they do not understand the purpose or expectations of an assignment, he notes. "I do not believe that saying a gifted child is bored by his schoolwork is irrelevant to the issue of solving those problems," he writes. "But at the same time, I do not think that simply "being bored" is always enough of a reason to demand a complete overhaul of that child’s curriculum."

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