Comically Gifted

Monday, February 22, 2016

What was the geometry student looking for at the beach? A tangent.   Who Writes This Stuff?  Throughout my childhood, whenever there was a book fair at school…

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It’s a Funny Thing: A Gifted Child’s Sense of Humor

Thursday, September 10, 2015

What did the constipated ketchup say? Must-turd.   Have you ever wondered who makes up all of the jokes we hear nearly every day? The classics, the riddles,…

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Workplace Bullying and the Gifted Adult

Monday, August 24, 2015

Bullying. Hearing the word brings to mind the schoolyard bullies many of us encountered on the playground, in the classroom, and even in our own neighborhoods. Those who…

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Achievement & Success. We’ve Got This All Wrong

Sunday, June 21, 2015

ACHIEVEMENT IN SCHOOL Invoking visions of triumphant moments filled with straight A’s, honor roll awards and valedictorian speeches, achievement is a popular, trending educational enigma we hate to…

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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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My Guest Post at JadeAnnRivera.com

Monday, May 4, 2015

Jade Rivera is a brilliant proponent of progressive education. What is progressive education? It is the right  education for each child. Head on over to Jade’s website and see…

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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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The Upsides of Giftedness

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Parenting a gifted child? Fearful about your gifted child’s education? Weary from the many issues that crop up all too often with your gifted child? Yes, there is…

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Gifted Kids Turn Out “Just Fine”

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This is a guest post from one of my incredible readers, Erin.  Erin posted a comment on one of my posts–this poignant story of her giftedness, and her experience…

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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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