Why G&T Classes Are A Relic of the Industrial Era

The keys to an innovative, inquiry based curriculum should not be tied to success in outdated concepts of educational success. Every child has gifts and talents, I strongly believe that as educators our role is to help them discover them and enable them to unleash them.

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We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man’s gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith. If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully. (NIV, Romans 12:5-8)

Up until this year, I had spent 4 years “teaching” what NBCS labeled as the AIM class. This was quite ironic as I’ve always had a belief that every child is gifted and talented in some way. Prior to taking on the class, I was given a stern word about keeping an open mind to how successful a G&T class could be. I was open to being proved wrong but, somehow, I doubted…

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