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Finding a school that fits

In this article, Barbara Probst discusses important factors to consider when choosing the right twice-exceptional (2e) school for your gifted child. Author: Probst, B. Publications: 2e Newsletter Year: January 2006 Like most parents of 2e kids, you’ve…

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Paving the Path to Meaningful Engagement for High-Potential Children

This article describes the concept of “meaningful engagement” and how to incorporate it into a plan for gifted students. Author: Lee, J., Ritchotte, J., & Zaghlawan, H. Publications: Parenting for High Potential Publisher: NAGC Year: March 2017…

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8 Sentence Starters to Use When Talking to Teachers

Sometimes it’s not what you say but how you say it. If you want to effectively communicate with your child’s teacher, try these sentence starters. Author: Tucker, G.C. Publisher: Year: 2017 “I’m concerned about my child’s…”…

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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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