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Gifted Boredom
I've been thinking about gifted boredom lately. It's a real issue for these gifted kids of ours, isn't it? Leo entered a half-day Kindergarten program last August. We knew that he was ahead academically but we sent him other reasons. We wanted him to socialize with his peers, we wanted him to get used to our public school, we wanted him to experience 'specials' (gym, music, Spanish, art, library, etc.), and, maybe- just maybe- a small part of us needed a little break from his intensity. We also needed some time to figure stuff out and that 'stuff' lead to