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The Value of Challenge

Almost all parents of highly to profoundly gifted children know quite well that one of the major difficulties in their children’s education is a lack of appropriate intellectual challenge. 2,087 more words

Parenting

Your Gifted Child: More Than An Amazing Intellect

The characteristic that convinces a parent that their child is gifted is often an impressive vocabulary or mathematical ability.  This is the criteria that will get them into the “G and T” program in school, and is often a source of pride for both parents and children.   564 more words

Parenting

Asynchrony, you're killing me

Oh Asynchrony, you’re going to be the death of me! Whenever I get frustrated throughout the day, you’re almost always behind it. Every time I ask myself “WHY?!” there you are, whispering in my ear in your stupid sing-song voice. 933 more words

Gifted

The Adapted Home

These past few months since attending the PG Retreat have been filled with emotional change for our family. After 3 years of trying to figure out what it was exactly that made our family so different, now we KNOW. 2,022 more words

Gifted Education

The 8 Great Gripes of Gifted Parents

by Ben Koch and Emily VR

In one of our courses for parents of gifted students, we spend a session on “the 8 great gripes of gifted kids” as presented by Jim Delisle and Judy Galbraith in their landmark book,  2,422 more words

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