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Intensities of Thought and Emotion

Last updated: 04/17/2018

I am continually amazed and daunted by the intensities exhibited by my students and my children. These include: a hyper-focus ability, an extended attention span and bursts of ener

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Gifted and Talented International

Last updated: 04/17/2018

Gifted and Talented International (GTI) is the journal of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. GTI an international, refereed journal devoted to publishing original

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The All Access Pass

Last updated: 04/17/2018

Between April 25-30, 2018, content for each day of the summit will be free for 24 hours. If you wish to watch on your own schedule, we invite you to upgrade to: (regular price $179

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The Six Types of Gifted Child: The Angry

Last updated: 04/17/2018

“The times when kids need your love the most may be the times when they behave in the most unloving of ways. Try to understand what is happening in their heads and their hearts a

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Processing Speed: “Mommy My Hand Won’t Keep up with my Brain” – Slow Processing & Working Memory

Last updated: 04/17/2018

This article provides helpful information about processing speed and how it affects your child in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Sometimes our ki

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Gifs as Universal Language Ideographs

Last updated: 04/19/2018

Isaiah Berlin related that there are only two types of people, foxes or hedgehogs.  I’m a hedgehog.  A generalist. A slow plodder that sees the bigger, wider picture. When it

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How to tackle tough subjects in YA fiction

Last updated: 04/19/2018

Eve Ainsworth is the acclaimed author of four YA novels, and is represented by Curtis Brown agent, Stephanie Thwaites. Before she became a published author, Eve worked in a large

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"They Have Never Failed To Imitate Them"

Last updated: 04/19/2018

Teaching and learning from preschoolers. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 "They Have Never Failed To Imitate Them" Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they

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Testing Your Gifted Child: A Springboard for Effective Advocacy

Last updated: 04/16/2018

This article describes how testing can be an ally when advocating for a gifted student. For the rare gifted student whose educational needs have been met, individual assessment may

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Tips for Working With Emotional Intensity

Last updated: 04/16/2018

It’s my turn to contribute to SENG’s Blog Tour celebrating their National Parenting Gifted Children week (see the whole schedule here). Gifted kids are a unique and challenging

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