Twice-Exceptional: Giftedness Served Up with a Side of Lagging Skills

"Kids do well if they can." When I first heard these words, I sat up to listen more carefully. We've heard all kinds of words used to describe challenging students who may not be doing well: lazy, disruptive, immature, attention seeking, manipulative...  These descriptors when coupled with behaviors like lying, crying, hitting, cheating tend to get an immediate reaction. Read More.