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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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 Memory

Monday, September 1, 2014

  “Mom, you remember my first tricycle with the push bar that screwed in on the back?” “Yes”, I replied, quizzically wondering where this conversation was going to…

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#4 Gifted Students Can Have Learning Disabilities

Monday, June 30, 2014

Twice-exceptional – gifted with one or more learning disabilities or learning differences. Twice-exceptional (or 2E) children can have extra burdens on them, more so than other 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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LEGO® and the Gifted Visual-Spatial Child

Sunday, June 1, 2014

    LEGO®   Is there not a more perfect toy?  Boys, girls, toddlers, children and adults – everyone loves LEGO®!  I would venture to claim that LEGO®…

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Casting Stones at Cacti. Our Intolerance of Gifted People

Monday, May 26, 2014

  Standing out like stately rarities in the middle of a vast, congruous desert are impressive and curiously-shaped Saguaro cacti.  These unique cacti, towering over the other desert…

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It Just Takes Time

Monday, April 14, 2014

Time.  It is something we sometimes want more of, and sometimes less as when we want it to go by quicker.  Time heals and time hurts.  Time can…

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My Child is Gifted: Do You Think I’m Bragging Now?

Thursday, February 6, 2014

My son is gifted. She’s gifted. All three of my children are gifted. You just can’t say this to anyone, you know! These are loaded declarations that you…

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