Every parent wants to believe that their child is gifted—and of course, every child is talented in their own special way. However, the “gifted” label—though currently out of fashion with many educators—is one that takes on a special importance. Gifted children are in a class all their own, far outshining their peers. Raising one sounds like a parent’s dream. After all, who wouldn’t be proud of a smart, talented student who rises to the top of her class in nearly every situation?
It’s easy to wonder if your child might be one of the elite, but you’re also aware that there’s a line between “smart” and “gifted,” and you’re not quite sure what it is. Here, find some signs that yours might just be one of them….