Articles about gifted education


Let Your Child Be on Their Own Time Line

Last updated: 06/18/2018

One of the things parents raising gifted children deal with daily, but many others don't understand, are the very real challenges stemming from asynchronous development of these un

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Giftedness in the Media

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Sadly, the portrayal of gifted individuals in popular media is not always correct or positive.  Rather, the media tends to reinforce stereotypes and send the message that the high

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Film producer seeks honest portrayal of growing up gifted

Last updated: 06/18/2018

“Gifted” does more than share a compelling story about family and difficult decisions — it shows that representation matters for everyone, including gifted children. The mov

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Gifted Role Models in Literature and Film

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Gifted kids derive many benefits from reading books and watching films with gifted characters. Positive gifted role models in books and movies show gifted kids they are not

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A look at the movie “Gifted” – Gifted Today

Last updated: 06/17/2018

Gifted is a new movie by Fox Searchlight Pictures about a profoundly gifted child that opened on April 7, 2017. Several members of the Duke TIP staff attended an early showing o

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Project-Based Learning Series: A Mission to Mars

Last updated: 06/17/2018

2 Our Director of Interdisciplinary Projects takes our gifted students on a projects-based learning adventure with an out-of-this-world mission to Mars! Before I was a co-teacher i

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Underachieving Gifted Students – Gifted Today

Last updated: 06/15/2018

Information you’ve shared in the past about traits of gifted students was right on point for my son, who is in the 8th grade and in the TIP program. It was also highly aligned to

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So, You’re Gifted. Who Cares and Why Does it Matter?

Last updated: 06/10/2018

It matters. Even if no one else cares. It matters that you know. And that you care. Why? you ask with that quizzical oh-so-disarming look of yours. (Yes, I know that look.) You w

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Joys and trials of raising a gifted child - or even a child prodigy

Last updated: 06/06/2018

Ten-year-old abstract painter Aelita, from Melbourne, had her first solo show in New York. At the age of four. The hit TV series Young Sheldon uses comedy to show the challenges fa

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Anxiety in Gifted Children: 3 Simple Steps Parents and Educators Can Take

Last updated: 06/05/2018

Gifted children and anxiety often seem to just go hand in hand. Experiencing their world more intensely as well as having a more intuitive understanding of complex connections and

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