40 Sites To Bookmark if Your Child is Gifted
40 Sites To Bookmark if Your Child is Gifted Parents of a gifted and twice-exceptional (2E) children.... you're going to want to bookmark these pages!
Smart-Shaming: Sorry But Your Child Is Too Bright To Qualify for Help
After attending countless IEP (Individualized Education Plan), 504, SST (Student Success Team), and RTI (Response to Intervention) meetings over the year...
Is Your Child Gifted? Here's What I Wish I Had Known
Is your child gifted? It's not the experience the world claims it will be. Here's what you need to know when you're raising a gifted child.
Gifted Kids Turn Out “Just Fine”
This is a guest post from one of my incredible readers, Erin. Erin posted a comment on one of my posts–this poignant story of her giftedness, and her experience in traditional school as a mi…
Homeschooled with MIT courses at 5, accepted to MIT at 15
After acquiring his entire elementary and secondary education from OpenCourseWare and <i>MITx,</i> Ahaan Rungta joined the MIT Class of 2019 at age 15.
What Exactly Is 2e Anyway?
As I stood in the checkout lane at Target and tried to explain to the bewildered cashier what 2e meant, I realized that I do this a lot. It’s a fairly new term, and it’s one that I rea…
Destination Success: Raising a Self-Actualized Adult not a Straight "A" Student
March 3, 2017 Dr. Joanna Haase and Sharon Duncan Gifted Research and Outreach Destination Success: Raising a Self-Actualized Adult not a Straight “A” Student Some gifted children are simply not interested in academics. As a parent, it can be disillusioning to look at your child, who is capable of excelling in virtually any subject they choose, but
“He’s smart, but he just needs to apply himself.” Just Wondering Out Loud
“Susie is not applying herself in class” “If he applied himself, his work would improve” “He needs to work harder and apply himself” What does it mean when we hear that our chi…
Existential Depression in Gifted Teens
Beth came to see me for counseling when she was 16. Unlike many teens who might be reluctant to seek counseling, she asked her mother to find her a therapist. She knew she was in trouble. When her …
Mind the Gap: Engaging Gifted Readers
March 10th marks the 95th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death. Tubman is famous for leading slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad, a network of safe houses and trails from the South to the North. Nowadays, the term “Underground” represents other networks like the London Underground and subcultures apart from the mainstream like Underground music and art. The Underground represents freedom, escape, and unfortunately, hiding. I use the term "underground readers" to describe gifted…