Much has been written about using All About Reading with children who have special needs, and we love hearing those stories. But there’s a group of special learners that we don’t hear about quite as often.
Gifted kids have special needs, too.
But the needs of gifted kids are quite different than those of other special learners.
Generally, gifted kids need to go faster, they make big leaps, they need to be able to interact with content on a deeper level, and they aren’t willing to put up with shallowness or inconsistencies. Though on the surface these may sound like “good problems” to have, they can make the task of choosing curriculum for a gifted child very challenging.Read On »