Center for Talent Development’s Backpack Podcast Series Interview

Friday, February 17, 2017

Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development-CTD is a resource-rich program for gifted children. They offer online programs, summer programs, weekend programs, service-learning programs, and an active online community…

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As President, What Will You Do for Gifted Education?

Saturday, October 17, 2015

We have a natural resource in our country, more significant than oil, more valuable than diamonds, and it has more impact on our future than any other resource—our…

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Your Gifted Child’s Education–When to Get Off the Bus and Leave Traditional School Behind

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Your child is gifted. What happens now? What will his school do now that he has been identified? How will his education change? What do I do if…

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My Guest Post Over at My Little Poppies

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

I wrote a guest post for Cait at the wonderful blog, My Little Poppies.  Cait and I realized that there are many of us former public school teachers who…

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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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Anxiety in Gifted Children: 3 Simple Steps Parents and Educators Can Take

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gifted children and anxiety often seem to just go hand in hand. Experiencing their world more intensely as well as having a more intuitive understanding of complex connections…

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A Day in the Life of a Gifted Child in the Regular Classroom

Monday, March 16, 2015

“Good morning everyone!  I hope everyone had a great weekend. This week, we are going to learn and discover new things in math, science and history. Fourth grade is…

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Homeschooling: Teaching Outside the Box

Monday, August 25, 2014

~ What Learning Should and Should Not Be ~  Traditional classroom education is a well-known historical institution with an organizational structure and operational protocols that have changed little…

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#8 Gifted Students Have Unique Learning Needs That Must Be Met

Friday, August 22, 2014

Susan and Doug Blanchard live in a small town in the Midwest, and they are the parents of three daughters.  Rosie is 3 years old, Annie is 7…

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Gifted Visual-Spatial Learners are Twice-Neglected

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Traditional School is a Hostile Learning Environment for Gifted Visual-Spatial Learners  Just as gifted individuals often discover that their giftedness feels like both a gift and a curse, those…

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