Educating Nathan

One mother’s epic quest to find the right school for her profoundly gifted son.

To learn more about the challenges of raising such a brilliant child, read IQ like Einstein: Nathan was reading at 6 months and by his first birthday, speaking in full sentences. By the time this small boy with the big brain was ready for kindergarten, his mother couldn’t find a school to meet his oversized intellect.

 

Watch: Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck on why being labelled "gifted" can do so much damage.