Rethinking Giftedness

Rethinking Giftedness

Rethinking Giftedness

Date posted: November 5, 2019

In this short film, older students who were labelled as gifted talk about some of the challenges that has created. And, younger students share their experiences of learning without labels.

Rethinking Giftedness from YouCubed on Vimeo.

Both labels and dichotomies are damaging in education. Instead of deciding some students are “smart” or “gifted” we should acknowledge that everyone is on a growth journey and we should celebrate the growth potential of all students. – Jo Boaler

To learn more, read The Myth of the Gifted Child, or borrow Mathematical Mindsets from the Decoda Library.

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