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God Don't Make Junk

It was a great two days in Jasper, IN at Saint Joseph Catholic Church.  Thank you to Fr. Larry, Mike Hagerdon, and everyone at the parish for such wonderful hospitality. 212 more words


Music’s Impact on Education; Turning an A Chord into an A+

By Victor B.

A blur of fingers traipse across the smooth ivory, leaving nothing but the echo of ghostly notes in the air. Two sets of eyes are laser-focused on the piano, boring holes into the wood. 388 more words

Arts & Culture

Giftedness Across the Lifespan: Do Gifted Children = Gifted Adults?

Our chat started with these sage words of advice from Jerry Blumengarten, “Giftedness does not disappear when one becomes an adult. You have to come to terms with yourself and the abilities you possess.” 679 more words


This Gift is Not Mine, But Yours

There’s such a difference between

“You are gifted!” and “You’ve been given a gift!”

One might confuse the two, thinking either one will do.

But no, one must go. 209 more words



While I was a teacher I looked forward every year to the May 1st Pro D day as the Surrey Teachers’ Association hosts a large convention and invites an array of interesting keynote speakers and presenters (teachers and outside experts) on a plethora of educational topics. 99 more words

Talk about worldplay!

Last month I had the great good fun of talking with cognitive psychologist, blogger and podcaster Scott Barry Kaufmann about my book, Inventing Imaginary Worlds: From Childhood Play to Adult Creativity Across the Arts and Sciences… 108 more words

Update: Rant from an Analytically Gifted Person

My rant has expanded! My posting does tie in my scapegoat role in the family to my experience in the outside world.

This week I have had a ton of interesting things happen regarding my career prospects, but so far nothing has come to fruition. 203 more words