Suffering in Silence: Who’s Really Paying the Price for the Neglect of Our Gifted Children?

Monday, July 21, 2014

No child should have to suffer simply because they were born gifted   One only needs to google just two words: gifted and neglected.  You will find page…

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#6 Gifted Students Develop Asynchronously

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

“But I am sure the Naval Research Laboratory has a gift shop that sells scanning tunneling microscopes so I can create my own quantum dots with identical, deterministic…

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#5 Gifted Students Often Struggle Socially

Thursday, July 10, 2014

What is Life Without Friends? The title may be misleading because, in my experience, the social struggles of gifted children are not so much that gifted children are inept…

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A Gifted Child’s Owner’s Manual

Monday, July 7, 2014

We’ve probably all heard this sentiment many times as parents.  Despite all the websites, books, magazines and articles available about parenting and raising children, the information offered in any…

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#4 Gifted Students Can Have Learning Disabilities

Monday, June 30, 2014

Twice-exceptional – gifted with one or more learning disabilities or learning differences. Twice-exceptional (or 2E) children can have extra burdens on them, more so than other gifted children, …

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#3 Gifted Students are Often Extremely Sensitive

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The physical and mental filter through which outside stimuli enters the mind and body of a gifted person seems to be equipped with an automatic 100X Increase Sensory…

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#2 Gifted Students Often Have Emotional Intensities

Monday, June 16, 2014

  “Emotional intensity in the gifted is not a matter of feeling more than other people, but a different way of experiencing the world: vivid, absorbing, penetrating, encompassing,…

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#1 Gifted Students Do Not Always Excel in School

Thursday, June 12, 2014
From "A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers"

 from the post: A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers In my blog post A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers , I listed ten basic characteristics and traits of gifted children…

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A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers

Monday, June 9, 2014

    Summer is catch-up time for many of us, and on my catch-up list is reading, lots of reading.  Amazon has made it way too easy to…

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When Gifted Students Don’t Measure Up

Thursday, June 5, 2014

It’s Really All About the Grades, Isn’t It? As parents, when we send our children off to school, we want them to receive a great education to prepare…

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