The following web-page is designed to supply information about gifted education programs, provide links to gifted resource information, and to state some characteristics of gifted students.

Intense Curiosity Advanced Vocabulary Insight into Cause and Effect Relationships Logical

Thinker Bored with Routine Tasks Persistant Assertive Individualistic Sense of Humor

Self Directed Understands Easily Takes Risks Tries Things in Different or Inventive Ways

Excels in a Particular Area Able to Synthesize Ideas Highly Motivated Self-Confident

Class Clown Not Reaching Potential Good Memory Wide Range of Interests Leader

Please keep in mind that this is not an exclusive nor inclusive list. These are just a few of the traits or characteristics which a gifted student might possess. There is continued research and efforts in trying to identify all gifted students.

A student who demonstrates a high degree of intellectual and/or creative ability(ies), exhibits an exceptionally high degree of motivation, and/or excels in specific academic fields, and who needs special instruction and/or special ancillary services to achieve at levels commensurate with his or her abilities.


Georgia's Criteria for Eligibility

How does a student get placed in a gifted program?



Useful Links: (to return to this page from a link either click "back" or click the box in the upper left-hand corner)

Georgia Association for Gifted Children

Gifted and Talented Education Resources

Gifted Resources Home Page

National Association for Gifted Children

NEAG Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Talented and Gifted Bibiography

The National Foundation for Gifted and Creative Children


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This page was last updated on 8-1-00