This is a question that continues to be debated by many. It’s the old nature vs. nurture conversation. In my view, I would have to say I think that it is a little of both. I believe that we can all agree that both are equally important in raising a child regardless of whether the child is classified as gifted or bright.
Understanding learner differences can be an overwhelming and daunting task, but it is extremely essential, so as to ensure that all students have opportunities to be successful. Within the context of this mini-course, the surface of this topic has only been scratched.