Characteristics and Behaviors of the Gifted
Characteristics of Gifted Children Identifying The Gifted Recognizing the Characteristics of Gifted Children General Behavior Characteristics Learning Characteristics Creative Characteristics Who are the Highly Gifted? Some Myths About Gifted Children Identifying The Gifted Einstein was four years old before he could speak and seven before he could read. Recognizing the Characteristics of Gifted Children ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children (1985) cites three types of characteristics of gifted children: general behavioral, learning, and creative characteristics. General Behavior Characteristics Gifted children's behavior differs from that of their age-mates in the following ways: Learning Characteristics Gifted children are natural learners who often show many of these characteristics: Creative Characteristics Gifted children's creative abilities often set them apart from their age-mates. Who are the Highly Gifted? Learn at a much faster pace. Printed with Permission Not necessarily.