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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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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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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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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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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#6 Gifted Students Develop Asynchronously

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

“But I am sure the Naval Research Laboratory has a gift shop that sells scanning tunneling microscopes so I can create my own quantum dots with identical, deterministic…

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#1 Gifted Students Do Not Always Excel in School

Thursday, June 12, 2014
From "A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers"

 from the post: A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers In my blog post A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers , I listed ten basic characteristics and traits of gifted children…

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A Gifted Child Checklist for Teachers

Monday, June 9, 2014

    Summer is catch-up time for many of us, and on my catch-up list is reading, lots of reading.  Amazon has made it way too easy to…

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When Gifted Students Don’t Measure Up

Thursday, June 5, 2014

It’s Really All About the Grades, Isn’t It? As parents, when we send our children off to school, we want them to receive a great education to prepare…

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