I Have a Gifted Kid and I Will No Longer Be Ashamed

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Yes, I have gifted children—born, not made. And I will no longer be ashamed to say my kids are gifted. I’m a former public school teacher turned homeschooling…

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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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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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Anxiety in Gifted Children: 3 Simple Steps Parents and Educators Can Take

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gifted children and anxiety often seem to just go hand in hand. Experiencing their world more intensely as well as having a more intuitive understanding of complex connections…

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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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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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Three Ways to Say Gifted

Monday, February 16, 2015

Gifted. Easy to type. Difficult to say. Have you experienced that uncertainty and discomfort when you knew you had to say the word gifted, but you were a…

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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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