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Best Podcasts about Giftedness

Podcasts are a great way to learn about giftedness, and I’ve got a few to recommend. You’ll find other lists of podcasts about giftedness, but these are the ones I’ve personally vetted and are worth listening to. I’ve also got a collection of podcast episodes on which I was the

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Can Spelling Bees Help Anxious Children?

Recently, I was a guest on the They’ll be Fine podcast, a fabulous podcast for those interested in gifted education done by the North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented. The super cool and sparkly Stephanie Higgs, better known on the ‘Gram as her alter ego, Little Miss Gifted,

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Hi Friends! If we haven’t met before, it’s nice to meet you! If we’re old friends, it’s nice to see you again! I love sharing time with teachers, and I hope you found today useful. Here are all of the resources I promised: Parent Night:  Perfectionism handout Podcast episodes where

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How to Tell a Child He/She is Gifted

I wrote about how to NOT to tell a child he/she is gifted, and now I’m sharing my thoughts about how to do it well. Pick a time when you have time. There needs to be time for a real conversation, not a random comment tossed over a parent’s shoulder

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Resources for Parents

Parents of gifted kids tend to be information junkies. We want to know everything we can about how our kids think and how we can help them. These resources are just a few suggestions for launching places. You could get an unofficial Ph.D. in giftedness if you read everything that

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My Foray into Hyperdocs

This summer I was introduced to a tool I think belongs in every teacher’s toolbox. I decided to try it myself before I shared it with you. I hope you’ll find the tool itself useful, and I also hope you can learn from my story about how I almost rejected

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How to Prepare for a Test

How to prepare for a test is something that can challenge anyone at any time. I’m 49, and I’m still taking tests! In fact, I have to take a big test very soon, and I thought I’d share the strategies and plan I use for how to prepare for a

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24 Awesome Free Resources for Readers

Readers are always on the lookout for great resources to feed their reading habit. Here is a list of 24 awesome free resources for readers I compiled for Read Across America Day that we tweeted out from Mensa. 1. Find books for kids recommended by kids at Mensa’s Pinterest page

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Finding Sanctuary in an Unsafe World

When I wrote this article in the summer of 2011, I had no idea that its ideas would become even more necessary over a decade later. As the world feels increasingly complex and emotionally unsafe, finding peace in a troubled world (and helping children find peace in a troubled world)

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