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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...

New Year’s Resolutions for Parents and Teachers of Twice Exceptional Students

Making New Year’s Resolutions for some, is a yearly tradition. The new year presents a precipice of dual directional perspective; looking back and finding things to change while looking forward at a life we want to live. In essence we seek to reboot the system,...

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