3.16.2014

The poor neglected gifted child

A great article on Boston Globe raises the question of delivering the right resources to those who are commonly labeled as gifted, challenging the general assumption that that population already has the Nature in its favor and that they don't need anything else.

“It’s difficult to introduce stratification into the system without introducing inequality in how people get into those stratifications,”

On the other had, in addressing this issue, it should be made clear that without continuing to pursue the lower end of spectrum, the system leads to deeper inequality. Therefore, the question to be discussed here is the one of exploring and stimulating the potential of every student according to his own contextual factors. It is only through this route that the top will become larger and bottom will become smaller.
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