Despite increasing interest in suitable education for gifted children, there appears to be an increasing number of gifted children for whom it has been challenging to find the right school. How come it is proving so difficult to educate these children?
A university’s raw material is intelligence. But what is that? What is this putative thing that a professor has more of than a gardener, an ape, or a computer?
In educational settings, intelligence tests are used more and more frequently. The results of these tests are used for a multitude of purposes. Usage of these tests, however, also has negative sides. So how smart is using intelligence testing in school?