As used in this chapter, the term learning characteristics means that students who are highly capable may possess, but are not limited to, these learning characteristics:
(1) Capacity to learn with unusual depth of understanding, to retain what has been learned, and to transfer learning to new situations;
(2) Capacity and willingness to deal with increasing levels of abstraction and complexity earlier than their chronological peers;
(3) Creative ability to make unusual connections among ideas and concepts;
(4) Ability to learn quickly in their area(s) of intellectual strength; and
(5) Capacity for intense concentration and/or focus.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.185
RCW. WSR 13-07-020, § 392-170-036, filed 3/12/13, effective 4/12/13; WSR 98-12-002 (Order 98-07), § 392-170-036, filed 5/20/98, effective 6/20/98.]