It is quite common that people think of gifted students as “mini-Einsteins”, whose eloquent conversation and math-ability will dazzle teachers. Think again. There is in fact an alternative way for gifted learners to first appear on the radar. What this typically entails is a child who spends a big part of the day wandering the… Continue reading The BCPBIB Condition in Gifted Children
Does your child have strong visual-spatial ability? Then there are a number of professions, that your child could do well in. Among these are anything that involves a design process or visual-spatial imagination and creativity. Here are some: architect graphic designer product designer photographer mechanical engineer physicist astronomer pilot surgeon Read the full article by… Continue reading Career choices for the visual-spatial kid?
I had a conversation with someone in the field of gifted education the other day. She told me the following stats and facts about the situation for gifted students in British Columbia: In 2001 there were 16,000 students of ca 600,000 (2.7%) with a gifted designation. Today there are 4,000 (0.7%). The decrease of students… Continue reading Facts & Stats about gifted students in BC