Chapter 7 of our text discusses the characteristics of gifted children and a variety of effective instructional methods. For this discussion, read the article Teaching young children in the regular classroom, Next, respond to the following scenario:
Imagine you spent the day observing either a preschool, elementary, or secondary classroom. During your observation, one child exhibits behaviors typical of gifted children.
For your post, write a vignette that describes the child and explains why you believe this child may be gifted. Your vignette should include:
a. The child name, age and grade level
b. A brief description of the learning environment
c. At least three academic and/or social characteristics the child displayed during your observation that make you believe he/she may be gifted. Be sure to support your description with information from the characteristics of Gifted and Talented” section of Chapter 7 of your text as well as at least one outside scholarly resource.