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Raising a gifted child

Last updated: 04/16/2018

If you think parenting a child with a high IQ would simply mean outstanding report cards and guaranteed success in later life, think again. As with any special learning need, gifte

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Are Today's Youth Less Creative & Imaginative?

Last updated: 04/19/2018

MORE It sounds like the complaint of a jaded adult: Kids these days are narrow-minded and just not as creative as they used to be. But researchers say they are finding exactly that

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Just Released: Your Downloadable Guide to Scholarships & Competitions for Gifted Youth

Last updated: 04/14/2018

As parents and educators of gifted children know all too well, finding resources to meet the needs of these gifted learners can be difficult. Enter the Gifted Resource Center (GRC)

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Critical Issues in Gifted Education

Last updated: 04/19/2018

Before we began the chat, we thanked the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented for 6 years of incredible support for #gtchat! AND … Congratulated TAGT on their 40 Anniver

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From Identification to Ivy League: Nurturing Multiple Interests and Multi-Potentiality in Gifted Students

Last updated: 04/16/2018

From Identification to Ivy League: Nurturing Multiple Interests and Multi-Potentiality in Gifted Students This article offers advice on how to develop and nurture multiple interest

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5 myths of giftedness in children

Last updated: 04/14/2018

Common misconceptions about bright students’ can often conceal their special needs and prevent them from reaching their academic potential

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Leta Stetter Hollingworth: How she became pioneer of gifted education

Last updated: 04/19/2018

0 Leta Stetter Hollingworth graduated from the University of Nebraska at the age of 19 and started working as a school teacher. After a couple of years, she moved to New York to ma

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Pursuing Excellence Is Excellent… Perfectionism is a Pain!

Last updated: 04/14/2018

Thomas S. Greenspon Perfectionism is a topic that comes up often in our competitive, winner-take-all culture. It is a favorite topic among parents and teachers of gifted kids, alth

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Resilience and Gifted Children

Last updated: 04/14/2018

In this article, Barbara Kerr, Ph.D., examines resilience and how it relates to gifted students. Until just a decade ago, most psychologists thought resilience – that is, “boun

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Meeting the needs of the gifted in rural areas through acceleration

Last updated: 04/14/2018

This article discusses different ways rural areas can educate their gifted students. Acceleration is suggested as an option that rural schools can easily use. Options and explanati

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