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Researcher Backs Accelerated Schooling for Students Who are Gifted

Educators may be preventing students who are gifted from advancing to higher grade levels out of misplaced fears about their social welfare, says Australian researcher Miraca Gross.

In a recent study on accelerated learning, Gross argues that the opposite is true. "Kids who are intellectually in advance of their years have social and emotional abilities beyond their age and they tend to gravitate towards older kids for their friendships," she states.

Read full article from the Sydney Morning Herald

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