Articles about gifted education


Empowering Kids to Make Decisions

Last updated: 08/15/2018

We make a great many decisions over the course of our lives. The sum total of these decisions helps to define what we do, and who we are. Sometimes, we decide things quite quickly,

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Giftedness is 24/7 for a Lifetime

Last updated: 08/12/2018

Or to put it another way: we need to sever the misleading associative ties between giftedness and educational achievement that are so pervasive and harmful. Lately, I’ve wondere

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Building Persistence and Resilience in Gifted Children

Last updated: 08/12/2018

As an advocate for gifted kids, my colleagues and I spend a considerable amount of time helping to explain the characteristics and needs of gifted children inside and outside of th

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Sharing Test Results with Your Child

Last updated: 08/12/2018

Many parents ask for advice as to what to tell their child following testing or a post-test conference. Each child is different and so each situation has its own gestalt, but there

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Many performers experience introversion, sensitivity and excitabilities

Last updated: 08/11/2018

One of the qualities of many actors, musicians and other performers that intrigues me is they are often introverted, sensitive or even shy, while also being so intense, emotionally

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Encouraging Gifted Boys to Read and Write

Last updated: 08/10/2018

As a middle school Gifted Intervention Specialist I feel it is my job to allow students to be challenged, find their passion, and fine tune some of their critical thinking skills.

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Improving GT Parent-Teacher Communications

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Unique challenges exist in relationships between GT parents and teachers, and this week on #gtchat we discussed ways to improve how parents and teachers of gifted students communic

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Why Self-Contained Gifted?

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Earlier this year a friend of mine, a colleague, a coworker I admire, told me she loved me, she thought I was a great teacher, but she didn’t believe in self-contained gifted cla

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Is My Child Gifted?

Last updated: 07/30/2018

View Federal Policies A Place to Start: Is My Child Gifted? This article summarizes a variety of views on why and when to seek an assessment, as well as the utility of different ty

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Humor and Gifted Kids

Last updated: 07/28/2018

This week at Global #gtchat Powered by TAGT we explored the relationship between humor and gifted kids. Our guest was Jo Freitag, #gtchat Advisor and founder/coordinator of Gifted

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