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Tips for Parents: How Level of Giftedness, Gender, and Personality Affect School Behavior and Learning

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Deborah Ruf, who provides a step-by-step guide for parents to assess their children’s level and profile of giftedness, how they learn and view…

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Tips for Parents: Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Children

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar by Meredith Warshaw who offers advice on a number of issues (i.e. assessment, schooling, siblings). Author: Warshaw, M. Organization: Davidson Institute for Talent Development Year:…

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The Best-Kept Secret in Gifted Education: Above-Level Testing

This article covers the topic of above-level testing. Author: Shoplik, A. Publisher: Belin-Blank Center Year: 2016 The secret of above-level testing is really not much of a secret. It’s used extensively at universities that have centers for…

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Is Your Gifted Child Ready for Online Learning?

This article presents parents with 10 questions that can help them to determine whether their child is ready for online education. The authors contend that if the focus remains on readiness, families can expect…

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Clarification of Federal Law as It Applies to Twice-exceptional Students

This article offers descriptions of clarifications of federal law made by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to guide practice. These clarifications relate to gifted students with disabilities and should be…

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14 Things Gifted Students Want Teachers to Know

In this article, Joshua Raymond reflects back on his time as a gifted student and what his daughters are experiencing now. Here are some items he wishes his teachers (and theirs) knew. Author: Raymond, J.…

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Tips for Parents: Parenting the Gifted Child

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Edward Amend, who provides a number of ideas on how to foster relationships, improve discipline and increase motivation for your gifted child.…

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Self-advocacy for gifted teens and tweens: How to help gifted teens take control of their classroom experience

This blog post from Ilana Teitelman focuses on how adolescent and pre-teen students can advocate for themselves. Author: Teitelman, I. Publisher: Gifted Challenges Year: 2015 As students start to reach fifth and sixth grade,…

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