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Types of Acceleration

This excerpt from A Nation Empowered lists 20 different types of acceleration. Publication: Excerpt from A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students Publisher: University of Iowa College of Education Belin-Blank Center…

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Tips for Parents: High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders Q & A

This article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Melanie Crawford. She answered questions related to High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), including the signs and symptoms of ASD as well as other commonly…

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Collaborating with School Personnel – Strategies for Successful Partnering

This Tips for Parents article authored by Kara McGoey is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She highlights ten helpful tips for parents who are looking to collaborate with their child’s…

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Taking on Advocacy as a Negotiator

Principled Negotiating This document takes a look at principled negotiating, a strategy discussed in the book “Getting to Yes: Negotiating Without Giving In.” By analyzing this strategy one will see it draws many parallels…

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The Pivotal Role of Parents in Expanding the World of Young Gifted Children

This article by Joan F. Smutny, Ph.D. provides suggestions on how parents can help young gifted students learn and grow through a variety of options in their local communities. Author: Smutny, J. Publications: Parenting…

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The Gifted Child in the Family Context

This Tips for Parents article authored by Michelle Muratori is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides advice on how to best interact with gifted students from the family perspective.…

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Tips for Parents: Doing Poorly on Purpose: Underachievement and the Quest for Dignity

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Jim Delisle, who offers considerations to remember and suggestions for addressing underachievement. One of my favorite quotes is from English author George Eliot:…

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Twice Exceptional Students: Who They Are and What They Need

This comprehensive article focuses on one of the most overlooked and underserved student populations – twice-exceptional (2e) students or those who demonstrate both intellectual giftedness and specific learning disabilities. Although there has been a…

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