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Gifted may not equal happy

For gifted children, being intelligent can have dark implications.

This article from the Calgary Herald examines some of the social and emotional difficulties that can be faced by gifted children. It refers to ‘congregated settings’ where gifted students learn together and where ‘they can feel safe and accepted for all their various intensities. A place where they can be themselves, quirks and all.’ The Born to Soar virtual environment creates this setting and is led by teachers who understand and value each gifted child’s uniqueness. Read the article at:

http://calgaryherald.com/life/swerve/gifted-children-are-frequently-misunderstood

 

 

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