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In Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined, Scott Barry Kaufman shares his personal experiences with being labeled as learning disabled as a child, including the frustration of low expectations. This is an accessible, inspiring, and beautifully-written book that reviews current knowledge about the dynamic developmental nature of intelligence, creativity, and talent.
"Don’t follow your passion; rather, let it follow you in your quest to achieve mastery.”—Cal Newport, So Good They Can’t Ignore You.
A conversation with David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, on whether elite athletes are marrying elite athletes, the tremendous natural range among athletes, how slow kids never make fast adults, the likelihood of becoming an elite athlete, the worldwide search for athletic talent, and how motivation and grit could be, in part, genetic, among other topics.
Our society has clear expectations regarding students who don’t fit the norm.