Take a look around your classroom, We Are Teachers reports. What do you see? Future scientists? Mathematicians? Writers and lawyers? Artists and singers? Each of your students comes to you with unique skills and talents and one of the best things about being a teacher is watching kids thrive as they are given opportunities to explore and learn within the realm of their own individual gifts. But what happens when these individual differences lead to gaps in achievement? And is there anything teachers can do to make sure that each of their students—regardless of innate talents, socio-economic background, race or gender—stays on pace with the norm?