The definition gifted was first made by defining the academic potentials. Today many scientists have different approaches and definitions to the term. The prominent concepts can be listed as being above average in general and special abilities, creativeness, easy and fast learning, ability to concentrate for long periods of time, extensiveness in psychomotor and emotional behavior, ability to have multiple perspectives.
If we want to make a classic definition, gifted and talented children are high achievers in intelligence, creativity, art, leadership and academic capability.
Learning styles, developments and psychosocial development of the gifted children can be different form their peers. In the same way, their education and emotional needs are also different. This is why a special education program must be followed for their healthy growth.