Characteristics of Successful Gifted Education Teachers


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Which of the following is one frequent characteristic of a gifted student?

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1. Which of the following is an example of teacher flexibility?

2. Why is insight important when teaching gifted children?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Should you be considering becoming a teacher of gifted children, this quiz/worksheet combo can make you aware of how well-versed you are in the facts that surround the effective practice of this profession. Subjects covered include parents of gifted children and flexibility of teachers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these assessments can help to measure your knowledge of the following:

  • Aiding gifted students socially
  • Characteristics of gifted children
  • Parents of gifted students
  • Role of insight
  • Teacher flexibility

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz provide the chance for you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you garner the most important points from the related lesson on the traits of effective teachers of gifted students
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine the role of parents of gifted children in regard to their child's education in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the successful teaching of gifted students and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about the characteristics of successful teachers of gifted children by reviewing the accompanying lesson entitled Characteristics of Successful Gifted Education Teachers. Among objectives stressed in the lesson are the following:

  • Define what is meant by the term 'advanced learner'
  • Explain why flexibility is important in teaching gifted students
  • Examine the meaning of insight in regard to gifted education teachers
  • Comment on and define active listening
  • Investigate how social awareness comes into play