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Testing Day in 2nd Grade

I was called out of my second grade class
And given a rather long test
Designed to prove that, with no shadow of doubt,
I was an egregious pest… 165 more words

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The Importance of Giving Back

So I know I’ve only been doing this full time entrepreneur thing for a month, but it has come time to take a break. Am I giving up? 175 more words


Misdiagnosis of The Gifted

I often thought about the possibilities of misdiagnosing a gifted individual because of the indicators of giftedness being so related to a pathological state. According to online information, a shortage of experts in this field seems to be a problem. 209 more words


Portraits of Gifted: God's Face

When I first met God I was sitting on an uncomfortable folding chair in a small loft in a small synagogue staring straight ahead and counting the lines on the wood paneling angled too close before me. 1,315 more words

My Boy: Part 84

It is Jorge Juan’s second day of first grade and he loves it. Actually, he could not wait to go back to school. I do not blame him. 205 more words

Jorge Juan

Word garden: growing up gifted and learning disabled

I’m often asked what it felt like growing up as an unidentified gifted girl with special needs. With the start of a new school year, I decided it was a good time to consider the question and I was shocked how my mind immediately jumped to my disabilities, my downsides, my unfortunates; you know, those things which are the smallest part of you and yet successfully mask that which is ability, upside, and fortunate as a school-age child. 838 more words

Big Dreams for 2014

If you are going to dream….dream big. I have heard that said many times. This year I am using that as a starting point. I thought I would take this post to outline some of my dreams for the year. 388 more words