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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Gifted Children–Mistaken Expectations

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  We meet people, we interact with them for a short while, and soon we characterize them and place them into one of the people and personality categories…

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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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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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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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Are Gifted People Arrogant?

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Unfortunately, too many intellectually gifted individuals have been criticized for being arrogant.  Using one’s intelligence to the point that those around him feel inferior or less-than is often…

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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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All Children Matter. And Gifted Children Should Matter, Too

Monday, September 15, 2014

Children are our future.  At some point in our lives, we will grow old and depend on the younger generations, including our own children, to look out for…

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