A Gifted Child Speaks Out: The 7 Things He Wants You to Know

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Given the chance to advocate for himself, my gifted 14 year old sure had a lot to say about being gifted.  As parents, mental health professionals and teachers…

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8 Things the World Must Understand About Gifted Children

Monday, November 25, 2013

Gifted children are often misunderstood by society… Wait. You know what? I’m gonna write this truthfully. This is going to be written from the heart. I am going…

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Myths and Misunderstanding: Teachers Who Don’t. Get. Gifted!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

              PART TWO First things first: I am a dyed-in-the-wool public school teacher at heart. I have my MEd, I’ve taught in…

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The Alienation of Gifted Families by Our Public Schools: Working the System

Monday, September 23, 2013

PART ONE Public schools are failing our gifted learners and this is an undeniable, well-documented  and widely-proclaimed fact. Gifted advocacy is critical to improving the educational, social and…

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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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Our Tall Poppies

Saturday, March 2, 2013

    Have you heard the term Tall Poppy Syndrome?  Generally, a tall poppy is a person who stands head and shoulders above others for various reasons such…

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