Once a parent realizes that their toddler is gifted, panic often sets in. As the child recites the scientific names for all the plants she sees, or uses foam blocks to create accurate reproductions of castles … Continue reading
A popular axiom states that kids don’t come with a user’s guide. For parents of gifted children, it seems their children have read all the user’s guides and are … Continue reading
Why Is High-Achieving Synonymous with Being Gifted?
When people hear “gifted,” they often assume that means high-achieving, especially academically. How did these two … Continue reading
The Invisible Gifted Child: Mislabeled, Misdiagnosed, Unidentified and Misunderstood
Gifted kids do not all fit the common perception of gifted. Many go unidentified or misdiagnosed, … Continue reading
Giftedness manifests in a multitude of ways. Some children pick up a college-level physics textbook in elementary school. Others might start talking especially early or learn to read … Continue reading
Homeschooling is filled with surprising, joyful moments. Discoveries that lead learning down a new path. Hard-won breakthroughs. Spontaneous … Continue reading
Many families find themselves transitioning between school and homeschooling to better meet the needs and celebrate the quirkiness of their gifted children. What challenges do these families face? How … Continue reading
Revisiting 2E Issues
The issues that come with giftedness and twice-exceptionality never really disappear.
We all need refresher courses on how to best support and cope with … Continue reading
When Did You First Realize Your Child Was Gifted/2E/Different?
Many parents realize early on that something is different about their child. The … Continue reading
In the world of misnomers, the term “gifted” ranks high.
True, understanding concepts way above one’s age-level or creating insightful works most … Continue reading