Being labelled gifted or even smart isn’t the best thing that can happen to your child. It might even be the worst.
Your child’s teacher is giving you information. Listen and learn. ...You can’t pick up information if you dominate the conversation, take up time telling the teacher how wrong he is, or act defensive.
Researchers found that more arts leads to more success in STEM fields. According to Rex LaMore of MSU, "If you started as a young child and continued in your adult years, you're more likely to be an inventor as measured by the number of patents generated, businesses formed or articles published...."