Articles about gifted education


The Lonely World of the Gifted Adult — Too Smart, Too Sensitive, Too Emotional, Too Curious

Last updated: 06/19/2019

It is part of the mythology of giftedness that super smart people have it made. That they are successful, rich, and appreciated for their cleverness. That they don’t really need...

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Got a Reluctant Gifted Learner? Gifted and High Achieving Aren't Always the Same Thing

Last updated: 06/11/2019

Reluctant gifted learners exist. Why? Because a gifted learner isn’t always a high achiever. Let’s make sure our expectations do more to support than harm. I know the posture...

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What Multiple Criteria Means and How it can be Implemented – Gifted Today

Last updated: 06/09/2019

Many gifted programs rely on more than one assessment when identifying eligible students. However, multiple criteria for identification can be a double-edged sword. Although it...

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Local norms improve equity in gifted identification

Last updated: 05/18/2019

Local norms improve equity in gifted identification Scott Peters, Karen Rambo-Hernandez, Matthew Makel, Michael Matthews, and Jonathan Plucker 5.14.2019 Getty...

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The Best Resources for Gifted Adults

Last updated: 05/10/2019

Gifted children inevitably grow up. One of the undeniable and inescapable outcomes of this process is—they grow up to become gifted adults.  Giftedness is not only a childhood...

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Smart Kids Still Need Help

Last updated: 04/26/2019

We have a generation of brilliant, gifted, amazing kids who are having (and are going to have) significant crises over the next days, weeks, and months. These kids, the ones...

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Students in Poverty Less Likely to Be Identified as Gifted | Neag School of Education

Last updated: 04/05/2019

Editor’s Note: The following piece was originally published on UConn Today. Access the original story here. UConn gifted education specialists have published the first study to...

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Suicide and Giftedness

Last updated: 03/27/2019

The Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page on Depression and Suicide quotes Maureen Neihart: “Although it is a popular notion that gifted children are at risk for higher rates of...

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Does Parenting Gifted Children Come with Positives?

Last updated: 03/27/2019

If you’re the parent of a gifted child, then you already know about the difficulties that come along with raising outliers. Maybe your child is intense, struggles with anxiety,...

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Multiplying Possibilities through Intercultural Fluency

Last updated: 03/25/2019

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Maya Frost. She provides advice on boosting students' awareness of the world and other cultures. Thanks to all who...

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