Why So Many Gifted Children Are Stubborn, Part Two

Because I’d noticed the compelling nature of Beethoven’s music, it was no surprise to me to learn that he was incorrigibly stubborn. This trait is not easy to deal with in students, but if it’s integral to their creativity, they can’t be expected to suppress it.

Neither should we try to eradicate it or even tone it down, since to do so would probably thwart their creative drive. So how do we work with students who are so stubbornly self-directed that they can’t learn from any teacher?

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About Rebecca Hein

Author of A Case Of Brilliance, her memoir of her discovery that her two children are profoundly gifted
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2 Responses to Why So Many Gifted Children Are Stubborn, Part Two

  1. Teresa says:

    Yes, how?

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