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Reply To: "But you SEEM so smart!"

Reply To: "But you SEEM so smart!"2013-11-19T11:23:05+00:00

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Huh. I never thought of it that way before. I suppose they probably do that here too. I don’t have much experience with the school system. Left it 20 years ago and never looked back. Well, I looked back once, when I reached the edge of the parking lot and turned around, said to myself “I never have to go back there again”, breathed a sigh of relief, then turned and walked away

My nephews being both disabled and gifted at the same time present a unique challenge that even their parents have difficulty figuring out. So I guess I can’t blame the teachers completely.

One easy solution to the problem is mainstreaming. Let the gifted kids assist the teachers in teaching the kids who are slow. That way the slow kids get up to speed, the gifted kids have a challenge to keep them engaged, and the teachers have more time to spend with everyone.