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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My Guest Post Over at Laughing at Chaos

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Have you read Jen’s blog, Laughing at Chaos, yet? Oh, you should! Jen has this sense of humor like no one else, and she spices up each 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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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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My Guest Post Over at My Little Poppies

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

I wrote a guest post for Cait at the wonderful blog, My Little Poppies.  Cait and I realized that there are many of us former public school teachers who…

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I Would Never Because Homeschoolers are Just So …

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I would never homeschool my kids because homeschoolers are just so, you know, just so. . . Weird I mean every homeschooler I have ever met was such an…

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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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A Day in the Life of a Gifted Child in the Regular Classroom

Monday, March 16, 2015

“Good morning everyone!  I hope everyone had a great weekend. This week, we are going to learn and discover new things in math, science and history. Fourth grade is…

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