We love to procrastinate, we find comfort in sleeping, we idle away time as though it were a useless commodity, and we have all built our personal utopias where we do everything except work. Thankfully though, we realize that laziness should be overcome in order for us to be successful and be useful to the society.
All three of my children are gifted. My child is gifted and it is such a struggle!
Now, you may not see that long, blank stare. You will likely see a wide-eyed look of disbelief tinged with a dash of disgust.
And, as the parent of a gifted kid, you absolutely know that this person is thinking, Is she really trying to make me believe that raising a smart kid is tough?
Did she just break a nail thumbing through all of his straight-A test papers? But historically, we have totally equated intelligence with academic achievement. So, is this revelation poking holes in the belief that gifted children are smart and excel in school?
I have three gifted sons. Only one really excelled in school. He loved school and always made excellent grades.
This is where the struggle begins. My son is gifted, but he has an F in algebra. And the struggle continues. Parents of gifted children understand that it is an uphill battle to try to convince schools that acceleration can help the child who is failing. He is tired of waiting because information is not being taught at his quicker pace.
He is bored with repeated practice and repetitions of skills he already knows.
Or the teacher teaches in a step-by-step fashion leading slowly up to the bigger concept when the gifted child already sees the bigger concept. Kind of like nails on a chalkboard—to a gifted child. As a parent of a gifted child, we also know that there is more to our child than their intelligence and academic performance.
We know, understand and have experienced the emotional and social characteristics that come with higher intelligence. That higher intellect giftedness seems to automatically come packaged at birth with more intense emotional quirks and more significant social mores.
And how do you convince your highly-emotional child that school should not define him? And how do you warn him that naturally, he will be the object of envy because he was born gifted, and sometimes this envy results in bullying?
And how do you assure him that despite his higher-than-average intelligence, he will find friends who understand him? So, there you have it. And neither you nor your gifted child can talk about these problems or ask for help because for sure, other people will think you are shamelessly suffering from first-world problems.After correcting so many beginners, I write the official guide on why the strong hand belongs in the back and not the front.
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A teacher asks her student why he did not do his homework, and he offers her enough excuses to fill a book, varying from the possibly plausible (“My sister’s rabbit chewed up all my pencils and workbooks”) to the highly unlikely (“I gave my pencils to Robin Hood”) to the head-scratchingly inexplicable (“My brother had his little problem again”).
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61 Funny excuses for not doing homework Opinion by ilovetech29 posted over a year ago. just got this while browsing the net 1.I was kidnapped by terrorists and they only just let me go, so I didn't have time to do it.
2.I didn't do it because I didn't want to add to my teacher's heavy workload.