Gifted Children: What Parents Want Teachers to Know

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Gifted children are misunderstood and so very often miseducated, and they may even be bullied, envied and shunned. Being gifted is not at all what many people believe it to…

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Gifted Children Stuck in the No Passing Zone

Thursday, July 9, 2015

No Child Gets Ahead   No Child Gets Out Alive   Double Back Around To Pick Up The Children We Left Behind Act   No Child Left Untested…

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Gifted Relationships. The Silver Lining in the Gifted Storm

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Giftedness can seem as though it is an inherent gift all would love to have. Yet, gifted advocates, teachers of gifted students, professionals who work with gifted individuals…

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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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I’m a Mom of a Gifted Child

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Reflections on guilt, t-shirts, loneliness, heartache and fitting in Who would have thought that cleaning out my gifted child’s closet—sorting through the keepsakes, the clothes to donate, and…

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Education Week Commentary

Friday, May 15, 2015

One of my articles was featured in Education Week–“Gifted Education Is About the Whole Child“.

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My Guest Post at Through a Stronger Lens

Sunday, May 10, 2015

I wrote a guest post for Nikki Linn for her blog, Through a Stronger Lens–Seeing the World Through Gifted Eyes. Nikki writes such touching, revealing and honest posts about…

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I Have a Gifted Kid and I Will No Longer Be Ashamed

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Yes, I have gifted children—born, not made. And I will no longer be ashamed to say my kids are gifted. I’m a former public school teacher turned homeschooling…

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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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