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How to Recognize and Support Gifted Students in Under-Identified Populations

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., coauthor of Bright, Complex Kids: Supporting Their Social and Emotional Development Bright kids who fit high-ability stereotypes (high achieving, conscientious, well-behaved, eager to show what they know) are likely to be referred to selection committees … Continue reading

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9 More Free Professional Learning Opportunities for Educators

We’ve shared free professional learning opportunities for educators before. Here are nine more! Watch these edWeb webinar recordings, and you may be able to earn continuing education credits in 60 minutes or less. (All webinars are free, but you may … Continue reading

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Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: The Tale of Super Hani

By Deb Douglas, coeditor of Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: Perspectives from the Field Hani has headed back to school this fall with a spectacular new superpower . . . SELF-ADVOCACY! She’s ready, willing, and able to speak up, ask for … Continue reading

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Perfectionism in Children: How Parents Can Help Bright, Complex Kids

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., coauthor of Bright, Complex Kids: Supporting Their Social and Emotional Development I used to say, smiling, when discussing perfectionism that I wanted my surgeon, dentist, mechanic, electrician, and plumber to be perfectionists—but not my friends, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Intersectionality in Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students: We Are More Than You Think We Are

By Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., coeditor of Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students As educators working with gifted students, we have to be as cognizant of our students’ affective needs as we are of their intellectual and academic needs. We realize that … Continue reading

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