Gifted Education

Gifted Education

What do Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Leonardo DaVinci, Walt Disney, Whoopi Goldberg, Lindsay Wagner, and Robin Williams have in common? All are reported to have learning disabilities. An understanding of how gifted and talented learners learn needs to underpin the teaching that is implemented and form a basis for it.

The concept of differentiation is a familiar one in the area of gifted and talented education. Generally the focus is on the differentiation of the curriculum. The approach that I am recommending here is slightly different. It is on the differentiation of the teaching or pedagogy.

Here are some areas of Gifted Education research: