Characteristics

A gifted student may exhibit some or all of the following characteristics:

            Advanced in language and thought processes

            Adventurous

            Bored with school

            Careless, sloppy    

            Collector

            Creative/artistic

            Cynical

            Divergent/creative thinking

            Early reader, writer, mathematician

            Enthusiastic

            Excellent sense of humor

            Highly imaginative

            Idealistic

            Insightful

            Intellectually curious

            Internally and highly motivated

            Many, advanced interests

            Nonconforming/independent

            Perfectionist

            Persistent

            Positive self-esteem

            Quick, logical thinking

            Reflective

            Self-confident/assertive

            Sensitive/empathetic

            Spontaneous

            Stubborn

            Superior sense of humor

            Temperamental

            Uncooperative

            Underachieving

            Withdrawn

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