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Identification, not Education is the Problem with Gifted Programs

A recent article published in the Seattle Times, (“All Children are Gifted Just in Different Ways,” Feb. 7, 2020, ) lashes out at #giftedprogramming as racist, in fact, author @davidgardner, refers to what he calls “so-called ‘gifted’ education” as...

The Importance of Classroom Culture and Connection for Gifted and Twice Exceptional Learners

A client’s elementary school aged son came home the other day complaining that his teacher was sarcastic. He actually said he had a bad day and proceeded to describe behavior by his teacher that was sarcastic. For many kids, the teacher’s behavior would not have...

Practicing What We Preach: Using Cognitive Flexibility in Understanding 2e

Walking from Greenwich Village to Penn station as I left a 2e Education conference in New York City, ideas of dual differentiation, talent development, anxiety strategies, ADHD parenting, play therapy, patience and understanding whirled around in my head. My thoughts...

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