Some students have unbelievable abilities in an area such as art, language, or mathematics. Depending on the educational setting, these students might be labeled “gifted and talented.” There is not one definitive ... Read more
Dear 11-year-old daughter,
You are smart, cute, witty, and have a spirit about you not usually found in a girl your age.
Earlier this year when you ran for student government and easily won the “popular&rd... Read more
Last week I wrote about struggling young readers, and offered some strategies to help these children succeed. But, what if your child is an above-level reader? How do you keep an advanced reader challenged ... Read more
We often hear from parents of children with high academic talent how difficult it is to advocate for their children and find the best gifted and talented resources. That's why the latest news of President Obama's p... Read more
Do you have a child that is gifted? Does your school system have program for talented and gifted children? Judging from all the articles about budget cuts in education, thinking that most of you answered no to this question. ... Read more
What does it mean to be a gifted child? Does it mean that you're lucky? In many ways, yes. But what most people don't realize is the set of expectations and associated stress factors that go along with being gifted and ... Read more