Homeschooling: Letting Go of the Vision

Monday, August 3, 2015

Prom, swim team, quarterback, yearbook staff, class president, cheerleader, pep rallies, homecoming dance, valedictorian, debate team, marching band—all visions parents may hold for their children for their high…

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I’m a Mom of a Gifted Child

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Reflections on guilt, t-shirts, loneliness, heartache and fitting in Who would have thought that cleaning out my gifted child’s closet—sorting through the keepsakes, the clothes to donate, and…

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I Would Never Because Homeschoolers are Just So …

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

I would never homeschool my kids because homeschoolers are just so, you know, just so. . . Weird I mean every homeschooler I have ever met was such an…

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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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The Upsides of Giftedness

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Parenting a gifted child? Fearful about your gifted child’s education? Weary from the many issues that crop up all too often with your gifted child? Yes, there is…

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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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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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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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#7 Gifted Students are Culturally, Racially, and Socially Diverse

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

In my recent blog post A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers , I listed ten basic characteristics and traits of gifted children intended to help teachers and others to identify giftedness…

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Suffering in Silence: Who’s Really Paying the Price for the Neglect of Our Gifted Children?

Monday, July 21, 2014

No child should have to suffer simply because they were born gifted   One only needs to google just two words: gifted and neglected.  You will find page…

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