Myths and Misunderstanding: Teachers Who Don’t. Get. Gifted!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

              PART TWO First things first: I am a dyed-in-the-wool public school teacher at heart. I have my MEd, I’ve taught in…

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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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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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