All gifted kids do not learn alike.
While there is mixed research on whether neurotypical kids have specific learning needs or styles, there is no doubt that many - particularly gifted and twice exceptional kids have preferences or methods of learning with which they are most comfortable. These articles discuss some of these methods.
- Adapting Lesson Plans to Twice-Exceptional Children, by Amy Williams
- Fa Nichts By David Albert
- Kinesthetic Learners: A Homeschool Success Story By Kayla Garelick, M.Ed., LL.M., J.D.
- Organizational Skills for Visual-Spatial Learners By Alexandra "Allie" Golon
- Slowpitch By David Albert
- Underachievement By David Albert
- Visual-Spatial Learners and the Challenge of Spelling By Alexandra "Allie" Golon
- Children think and learn through their bodies
- The Gifted Brain & Learning: At Home and At School Dr. Barbara Clark applies neuroscientific insights on giftedness to the learning process.
- High Ability Learners, Testing and Choking Sian L. Beilock says high ability students may be most susceptible to performance pressure.
- Learning Styles: Is Visual Learning Really a Thing?
- Mental Health Continuums: Cognition, Sensory Processing and Arousal Marlo Payne Thurman writes about asynchronous development, sensory processing, and boredom.
- Neuromyths in Education: Prevalence and Predictors of Misconceptions among Teachers
- Neuroplasticity and Brain-Based Learning: What Does Research Really Tell Us About Teaching? by Carol Bainbridge
- Spatial Thinkers - Not Visual and Not Verbal by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide
- Understanding, Diagnosing, and Coping with Slow Processing Speed by Steven M. Butnik, Ph.D.
- Visual Learners Convert Words To Pictures In The Brain And Vice Versa, Says Psychology Study
- Visual-Spatial Learner: An Introduction by Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.
More on Gifted Children:
- Are All Children Gifted? A collection of responses to this question.
- Defining Giftedness Giftedness isn't just test scores or academic achievement.
- Living with Gifted Children Links on social emotional issues such as intensity, friendship, and Dabrowski's Overexcitabilities
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