Feeding a Whale with Grass

Elizabeth Meckstroth is credited for this widely appreciated quote:

If we were TV sets, some of us would only get five channels. Others are wired for cable (the general population) and some of us (the gifted) are hooked up to a satellite dish. That makes these gifted children capable of making connections that others don’t even know exist! Teaching those types of voracious minds in a regular classroom without enhancement is like feeding an elephant one blade of grass at time. You’ll starve them.

There’s nothing else to say. Leaf


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