The Perils of Giving Kids IQ Tests by Jessica Lahey, theatlantic: Whether you call a child "gifted" or "disabled," labels can influence future behavior in subtle and insidious ways. The measure of a child's intelligence is far more complicated than a quotient that can be represented in a single number. Furthermore, intelligence and aptitude are not static... #IQ_Tests #Barry_Kaufman
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Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined by Scott Barry Kaufman (who was relegated to special education as a child) maintains that the way we interpret traditional metrics of intelligence is misguided and challenges the conventional wisdom about the childhood predictors of adult success and argues for a more holistic approach to achievement that takes into account each child's personal goals, individual psychology, and developmental trajectory. #Education
Our kids LOVE fidget spinners, so for our Kindergartener, I decided to make him a math worksheet. All that you do is spin your fidget spinner and see how many math problems you can do before the spinner stops. Write your number down and try again! PS- You can order a your fidget spinner here....