It’s a Funny Thing: A Gifted Child’s Sense of Humor

Thursday, September 10, 2015

What did the constipated ketchup say? Must-turd.   Have you ever wondered who makes up all of the jokes we hear nearly every day? The classics, the riddles,…

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Achievement & Success. We’ve Got This All Wrong

Sunday, June 21, 2015

ACHIEVEMENT IN SCHOOL Invoking visions of triumphant moments filled with straight A’s, honor roll awards and valedictorian speeches, achievement is a popular, trending educational enigma we hate to…

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Gifted Children–These 3 Things

Monday, June 15, 2015

“You will never get teachers to understand.” “Too many teachers only see gifted children as smart, high-achievers.” “It’s the word gifted. Change the word and maybe it won’t…

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My Guest Post at JadeAnnRivera.com

Monday, May 4, 2015

Jade Rivera is a brilliant proponent of progressive education. What is progressive education? It is the right  education for each child. Head on over to Jade’s website and see…

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It’s All About the Grades

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It’s a Punch in the Gut and not a Pat on the Back Why is it all about the academic output—the grades, the achievement, the scores? As a…

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What About the Gifted Children Who Got Left Behind?

Monday, April 13, 2015

Yes, by now we’ve seen the recent articles (see below) and studies reminding us yet again that gifted children have been getting the short end of the educational…

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The Upsides of Giftedness

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Parenting a gifted child? Fearful about your gifted child’s education? Weary from the many issues that crop up all too often with your gifted child? Yes, there is…

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Gifted Kids Turn Out “Just Fine”

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This is a guest post from one of my incredible readers, Erin.  Erin posted a comment on one of my posts–this poignant story of her giftedness, and her experience…

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Are Gifted People Arrogant?

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Unfortunately, too many intellectually gifted individuals have been criticized for being arrogant.  Using one’s intelligence to the point that those around him feel inferior or less-than is often…

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A Gifted Memory

Monday, September 1, 2014

  “Mom, you remember my first tricycle with the push bar that screwed in on the back?” “Yes”, I replied, quizzically wondering where this conversation was going to…

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