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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Gifted Children: Our Five-Leaf Clovers

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Four-Leaf Clovers—a Symbol of all Things Good Four-leaf clovers are an atypical variation of clover which can infrequently be found hidden among the more common three-leaf clovers in…

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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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What You Didn’t Know About Gifted Children

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Go to school, study, make good grades, go to college, work hard—this is a universal recipe for success so often offered to our children. For some children who…

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A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers {Shareable Presentation}

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

In a positive way, I wanted to address the need for all educators to understand and recognize the traits and needs of our gifted children. I used the web-based presentation…

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Gifted Children–Mistaken Expectations

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  We meet people, we interact with them for a short while, and soon we characterize them and place them into one of the people and personality categories…

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Gifted Children: Just Pulling the Wool Over Your Eyes

Monday, December 15, 2014

If there is just one thing I wish every person who does not understand giftedness, and yes, I did say every, could understand is that giftedness often comes packaged…

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Giftedness is More Than a Function of Education

Friday, December 5, 2014

I get it. The vast majority of people think that gifted children are the smart, advantaged students in an esteemed, sometimes seemingly elitist, special program at school—it’s a universal…

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I’m Jealous of Your Smart Kid

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Yes, I am jealous, but I would never roll my eyes or say nasty, mean things about you or your child. Nope, I keep my envy to myself,…

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