What You Didn’t Know About Gifted Children

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Go to school, study, make good grades, go to college, work hard—this is a universal recipe for success so often offered to our children. For some children who…

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Gifted Underachievers: Underachieving or Refusing to Play the Game?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Gifted children who are not challenged in school and are not taught the way they need to learn can eventually give up on school and may then become…

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A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers {Shareable Presentation}

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

In a positive way, I wanted to address the need for all educators to understand and recognize the traits and needs of our gifted children. I used the web-based presentation…

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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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Standardized Testing–Should it define our children?

Monday, January 12, 2015

In order to apply for this program, we need a copy of her birth certificate, a copy of her social security card, a copy of her vaccination record…

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Gifted Children—About THAT Stereotype

Friday, January 2, 2015

Trash it. Banish it. Kick it to the curb. It’s a new year, and the time has come to dispel the myths and misunderstandings that perpetuate that stereotype…

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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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Guess what? Your child is probably not gifted.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Guess what?  Your child is probably not gifted. This sentiment has been posted, oftentimes quite smugly, as a comment on numerous recent articles on the topic of gifted…

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#9 Gifted Students Have Parents Who Know and Understand How Difficult it is to Raise a Gifted Child

Friday, October 17, 2014

Kindergarten Teacher 1: I had Suzy’s mom come talk to me after school today. Oh gawd, I hear this every year. Kindergarten Teacher 2: What did she say?…

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Gifted Advocacy–Owning His Story

Sunday, September 28, 2014

  Being a gifted advocate on any level, whether advocating for your child at school or advocating for all gifted children on a global level, requires generous amounts…

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