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3 Things Gifted Students Wish Their Teachers Knew

By Deb Douglas, author of The Power of Self-Advocacy for Gifted Learners: Teaching the 4 Essential Steps to Success This summer, I had the great joy of working with 40 gifted teens at S.O.A.R. (Summer Opportunity with Advanced Rigor) camp … Continue reading

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Lifting the Burden of Perfectionism in Children

By Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D., author of  What to Do When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism: A Guide for Kids If you are reading this blog post, you’re probably well aware that we live in … Continue reading

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The Power of YET: Why Mindset Matters

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The year was 1972, and I was in the sixth grade. Up until that point, I had seen myself as a straight-A … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Children with Perfectionism Find Balance

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. In my practice as a school counselor, I routinely ask students to rate their reactions to an experience using a scale from … Continue reading

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Dear Me: Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Counseling

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a writer. I’ve got diaries and pen pal exchange letters that date back … Continue reading

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