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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#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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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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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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My Child is Gifted: Do You Think I’m Bragging Now?

Thursday, February 6, 2014

My son is gifted. She’s gifted. All three of my children are gifted. You just can’t say this to anyone, you know! These are loaded declarations that you…

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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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Dear Public Schools, You Have Been Warned

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

 WARNING: Gifted children are not receiving an appropriate education sitting in regular classrooms in our public schools, and gifted learners are showing less academic growth compared to their…

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“Gifted” is Just a Word….

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Every child is gifted   It is a contentious statement to some, to say the least.  But, of course, it all depends on your definition of “gifted” and…

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