Can Empathy for Gifted Students Be Nurtured in Teachers? - Institute for Educational Advancement

Can Empathy for Gifted Students Be Nurtured in Teachers?

In this article, Dr. Kristen R. Stephens discusses the effects of untrue and/or derogatory comments about gifted learners on the education this population receives. She then moves toward discussing solutions, which involve educating teachers so that they, in addition to gaining practical skills, are more empathetic toward the gifted population.