By: Janice Szabos | Gifted Child Quarterly
Bright ChildGifted Learner
Knows the answers.Asks the questions.
Is interested.Is highly curious.
Is attentive.Is mentally and physically involved.
Has good ideas.Has wild, silly ideas.
Works hard.Plays around, yet tests well.
Answers the questions.Discusses in detail, elaborates.
Top group.Beyond the group.
Listens with interest.Shows strong feelings and opinions.
Learns with ease.Already knows.
6-8 repetitions for mastery.1-2 repetitions for mastery.
Understands ideas.Constructs abstraction.
Enjoys peers.Prefers adults
Grasps the meaning.Draws inferences.
Completes assignments.Initiates projects.
Is receptive.Is intense.
Copies accurately.Creates a new design.
Enjoys school.Enjoys learning.
Absorbs information.Manipulates information.
Technician.Inventor.
Good memorizer.Good guesser.
Enjoys straight forward sequential presentation.Thrives on complexity.
Is alert.Is keenly observant.
Is pleased with own learning.Is highly self-critical.