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A Parent's Perspective: The Unexpected Journey of a Lifetime

THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME: 13 Years of Public School with a Twice-Exceptional Son and the Things I Wish I’d Known at the Beginning Son, what’s our current altitude…

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Creating and Presenting Research Posters

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. These tips are aimed at students who are interested in how to…

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Special Education Process: IEP vs. 504 Plan

This article provides information on both the IEP and 504 plans, as well as who qualifies for each of them. Author: Bennett, A. & Frank, L. Publisher: 2e Newsletter Year: January/February 2009 Do you suspect that your…

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For Educators: Gifted Ed. Degree Programs

Organizations: National Institute for the Development of Gifted Education (Denver, CO) As part of the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, the Institute supports practice, conducts research, develops publications, serves the…

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Interview with Christine Fonseca about Introverted Gifted Students

The following Q&A about introverted, gifted students was written by Christine Fonseca, an award-winning author, parenting and life coach, speaker, consultant and school psychologist. She discusses temperament and how these traits present themselves in…

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Tips for Students: Developing Effective Resumes: Advocating for Your Experiences

The following article shares highlights and insights from one of our Expert Series events, which are exclusive for Young Scholars and their parents. Summary Your resume and cover letter are important ways to talk about your…

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Gifted Lesson Plans: A List of Resources

Below are some of our community’s favorite educator books and websites on lesson plans listed in alphabetical order. Books 20 Ideas for Teaching Gifted Kids in the Middle School & High School Receive some…

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Perfectionism and Gifted Students: Our Favorite Books

Perfectionism is a combination of the desire to be perfect, the fear of imperfection, and the sense that being perfect will bring acceptance as a person. “Perfectionistic behaviors include such things as over-commitment, super…

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Characteristics of intellectually advanced young people

This brief list offers some common characteristics of highly intelligent young people. Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive in that each young person has individual traits and interests. Profoundly gifted…

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