High Achievers, Gifted Learners and Creative Thinkers

As the son of two teachers and a veteran of honors programs since 4th grade I find this interesting:

These students and teachers found the following cartoons helpful in understanding the comparison since high achievers, gifted learners, and creative thinkers co-exist in many classrooms. In the first cartoon, the teacher announces an assignment, and the high achiever quickly tries to determine what the teacher most wants so he can please and satisfy the teacher’s intentions: “What do you really want?” The gifted learner ponders what to do that would most interest her as she learns: “What I would like to do is…”

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