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Gifted children may face unreasonable pressures

September 12, 2009

Children who are gifted sometimes feel pressure to be “on” all the time, even in subjects at which they don’t excel, gifted-education specialist Tamara Fisher writes in a blog post that followed a revealing conversation with her students. “I feel like any little thing I get wrong is seen by them as a giant black spot on my soul,” one boy said.  Read the whole blog post at Teacher Magazine/Unwrapping the Gifted blog

What do you think?  Does your gifted child feel this way?  Share your thoughts with us below.

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