An effective system approach
There are a variety of gifts, but always the same spirit;
there are all sorts of service to be done, but always to the same Lord;
working in all sorts of different ways in different people
it is the same God who is working in all of them.
students exhibit the following three essential characteristics in varying degrees and kind:
• quick comprehension of complex ideas
• ease and speed of learning
• abstract thinking
They also display natural ability in at least one domain (intellectual,
creative, physical, social) which places them in approximately the top 10% of age peers.
students exhibit the three essential characteristics above as well as
volition (self direction, effort and perseverance).
These students are performing in at least one domain (intellectual, creative, physical, social) which places them in approximately the top 10% of age peers.
(Davis & Rimm 2004) show a discrepancy between some index of their actual ability and their school performance.