Teacher/Parent Checklist: Does this sound like your student/child?
  • Asks many questions
  • Is highly curious
  • Is mentally and physically involved
  • Has wild and silly ideas
  • Plays around, yet tests well
  • Discusses in detail, elaborates
  • Shows strong feelings and opinions
  • Already knows what is being taught
  • Requires 1-2 repetitions for mastery, compared to 6-8 for the average child
  • Constructs abstractions
  • Often prefers the company of adults
  • Draws inferences
  • Initiates projects
  • Is intense
  • Creates new ideas, thinks “outside the box”
  • Enjoys learning
  • Manipulates information
  • Invents things
  • Guesses well
  • Thrives on complexity
  • Is keenly observant
  • Is highly self critical

Contact: Mari Jo Starks