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Students must return all MMS library books the week they return from fall break!  Nominations for new Gifted and Talented students accepted through November 10.
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What is Giftedness?

 

Children are gifted when their ability is significantly above the norm for their age.

Giftedness may manifest in one or more domains such as; intellectual, creative, artistic, leadership, or in a specific academic field such as language arts, mathematics or science.

It is difficult to estimate the absolute number of gifted children in the U.S. and the world because the calculation is dependent on the number of areas, or domains, being measured and the method used to identify gifted children. However, many consider children who are in the top 10 percent in relation to a national and/or local norm to be a good guide for identification and services.

It is important to note that not all gifted children look or act alike. Giftedness exists in every demographic group and personality type. It is important that adults look hard to discover potential and support gifted children as they reach for their personal best.

 
 

Is My Child Gifted?

 

Just as every child is unique, no two gifted children are exactly alike. Psychologists, researchers, and experts who study giftedness have identified several formal and informal indicators to help determine if a child is gifted.

Following are common questions often asked when trying to determining if an individual is gifted:

If you believe your child may be gifted, please complete a nomination form and submit it to a counselor or the GT Campus Coordinator, Jasmine Paiz. Any student, teacher, or parent may nominate a student for GT Identification. This year's nomination closes on November 10th. For additional information, please contact Jasmine Paiz at jasmine.paiz@manorisd.net.