Online Glossary Letter T


Glossary-Items: Letter T


The term talent is used to refer to achievements in specific domains that can in fact be observed whereas ability is clearly defined as a potential that cannot be directly observed.


Twice Exceptional

Twice exceptional (often shortened to 2e) refers to gifted children and adolescents who—alongside their giftedness—exhibit certain characteristics in some other aspect such as a specific learning disorder or behavioral problems.



“Transitions” are often referred to in an educational sense when talking about a child first starting to attend the Kita or switching from the Kita to elementary school or an adolescent leaving school to begin their training/work/studies.