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Squirrel Brain

My name is Midge, and I got a bad case of the ADHD.

This is a blog for my people, and the poor folks we’ve suckered into putting up with our shenanigans. 1,091 more words


Those kids, eh!

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that renovating a house without DIY skills is so much easier than parenting a gifted kid. 497 more words


Gifted Adults

About a month ago I randomly wondered about what happened to the other kids in my Gifted & Talented classes. Did they grow out of being so different and assimilate smoothly into the adulthood or did they grow up to be gifted adults and are still out there not fitting in wandering about aimlessly? 170 more words


A good score...

Dai Bee’s SSAT scores came back. The good news is that he does’t need to retake it.

TOTAL: 2259 (Vocabulary-755, Math-761 and Reading-743)

Considering he skipped a grade and didn’t take any prep courses, these are pretty awesome scores. 9 more words


Founding Fathers and Mothers of Giftedness

Perhaps you are interested in the theories and history of gifted education. Below are the trailblazers of the field, and their particular focus.

  • Lewis M. Terman – The beginning of giftedness…
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My brain is like an exclamation mark

Since my son’s first week of school, I’ve been struggling. I knew going in that he was going to be different, that it was going to be an adjustment, but I wanted to wait and see. 749 more words

Giphted Isn't Better, It's Different.

Giphted Dethpig.

“Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times.”

I read this earlier somewhere and I couldn’t disagree more. However I religiously structure my thoughts by a 24-hour “think-about-it” period where I can let my thoughts materialize before it comes out incredibly ugly. 2,191 more words

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