Equity in Gifted/Talented (G/T) Education

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Twice-Exceptional Students and G/T Services

I’m Not Who You Think I Am

Twice-exceptional learners are sometimes viewed as:

  • Weird
  • Disrespectful
  • Stubborn
  • Annoying/Embarrassing
  • Lazy
  • Immature
  • Impulsive

In reality, these students are dealing with the clash between asynchronous cognitive and affective development. To see what these behaviors could mean from students’ perspectives, as well as what supports they might need from you, download the I’m Not Who You Think I Am (PDF) document.