Articles about gifted children

Helping Gifted Children Cope With Intense Emotions

Last updated: 07/02/2019

Many gifted children are extremely sensitive. They seem to take everything to heart and get extremely upset by words and deeds that other children can ignore or get over...

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The Intrinsic Intensity Of The Gifted Child | The Grayson School

Last updated: 07/02/2019

As we hit the ground running this school year, I have been dazzled by both the brilliance and intensity of our Grayson students! Our first months have been an exhilarating...

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What Parenting Taught Me About Mental Health - Val's Version

Last updated: 06/30/2019

I had my first child in 1987, my second in 1988, and my third in 1990. My husband and I called it the “Go nuts now, go broke later” plan. In the early 90’s, the Internet started...

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Managing Your Young Gifted Child’s (And Your) Emotional Intensity

Last updated: 05/20/2019

You would think that a super smart person would be cool, calm, and collected. Capable of handling emotion when it infrequently and inconveniently trickled out. Analytically...

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10 Facts You May Not Know About Gifted Children Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Last updated: 05/01/2019

Giftedness is a trait which is hugely misunderstood, even amongst professionals who should be in the know! These 10 facts are here to shed light on what giftedness really is. I...

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Kids Don’t Skip Stages

Last updated: 03/21/2019

I read this on some online forum months ago, and it stopped me in my tracks. And it shook my entire parenting paradigm too – in a good way. We have asynchronous kids. They do...

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You Can’t Return Your Gift

Last updated: 03/08/2019

Whoever chose the word “gifted” sure had a sense of humor. Being called gifted is ironic because giftedness holds many unexpected surprises. Who doesn’t like to receive a gift?...

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5 Traits of the Young Empath

Last updated: 03/05/2019

1) She is highly sensitive to stimuli, including noise, smell, touch, emotions. No two highly sensitive children are alike. She may hear a whisper across a room, or see the...

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A Time to Accelerate, A Time to Brake

Last updated: 02/20/2019

Supporting Gifted Learners 2 Comments   Academic acceleration in its varied forms works for many gifted children—and there is evidence  to support that. However, acceleration...

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Gifted Children—About THAT Stereotype

Last updated: 02/12/2019

Gifted Children—About THAT Stereotype Posted by Celi Trépanier on Friday, January 2, 2015 · 37 Comments   Trash it. Banish it. Kick it to the curb. It’s a new year, and the time...

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