The Alienation of Gifted Families by Our Public Schools: Working the System

Monday, September 23, 2013

PART ONE Public schools are failing our gifted learners and this is an undeniable, well-documented  and widely-proclaimed fact. Gifted advocacy is critical to improving the educational, social and…

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Visual-Spatial Learners: Tapping into Their Creativity and Potential

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Information and Resources Creative. Lego fanatic. Musically and artistically talented. Poor time management. Sees the big picture but misses the details. Instinctively knows the right answer but can’t say…

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Preaching to the Choir: Thinking About Gifted Advocacy

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

  Networks are glorious and productive creatures, and our networks that advocate for gifted children are extremely dynamic, passionate and purpose-driven.  These networks, made up of parents, educators,…

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What Gifted Children REALLY Need: Parent Advocacy

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Miseducated.  Underserved.  Unchallenged.  Neglected.  Misunderstood.  Mislabeled.   This is a pretty grim string of adjectives that can accurately describe the lives of many of our gifted children in…

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If Every Child is Gifted, Then…..

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Correct me if you think I’m wrong, but I would venture that every parent of a gifted child has heard the sentiment, I think every child is gifted….

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Gifted Visual-Spatial Learners are Twice-Neglected

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Traditional School is a Hostile Learning Environment for Gifted Visual-Spatial Learners  Just as gifted individuals often discover that their giftedness feels like both a gift and a curse, those…

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Gifted is an Oxymoronic Word

Monday, June 10, 2013

I think back before my youngest gifted son was born and I too did not understand how difficult the journey of parenting a highly gifted child could be….

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Our Tall Poppies

Saturday, March 2, 2013

    Have you heard the term Tall Poppy Syndrome?  Generally, a tall poppy is a person who stands head and shoulders above others for various reasons such…

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