Bright Child Gifted Learner Comparison

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Bright Child

Gifted Learner

Knows the answers

Is interested

Is attentive

Has good ideas

Works hard

Answers the questions

Top group

Learns with ease

6-8 repetitions for mastery

Completes assignments

Enjoys peers

Is receptive

Enjoys school

Technician

Good memorizer

Pleased with own learning

Asks the questions

Is highly curious

Is mentally and physically involved

Has wild, silly ideas

Plays around, yet tests well

Discusses in detail

Beyond the group

Already knows

1-2 repetitions for mastery

Initiates projects

Prefers adults

Is intense

Enjoys learning

Inventor

Good guesser

Highly self critical

Partial list reprinted from "Challenge" 1989, Good Apple, Inc.