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Teach the Way They Learn

By Susan Winebrenner, author of Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom “If they are not learning the way we are teaching them, we must teach them the way they learn!” This quote from Kenneth Dunn, a leader in the study … Continue reading

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Snappy Answers to Stupid Excuses (for Parents of Gifted Kids)

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of The Gifted Teen Survival Guide When it comes to understanding and serving gifted kids, school administrators run the gamut from awful to awesome—and I’ve worked with both types. The awful ones may talk a good … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: What’s So Different About Differentiation for the Gifted?

Now that “differentiation” has become a common term in the general lexicon of education, we need to differentiate the practice of differentiation. The idea of differentiation has a long history in general terms. In the 1930s, as the reach of … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Conference Junkie Report: The National Association for Gifted Children 2013

Conference Junkie here! As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, I love going to conferences to connect with other educators, learn new ideas, and share what I’ve learned about educating children. One of my favorite conferences is the National Association … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Core?

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of Building Strong Writers in Middle School and When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers Since 45 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/language arts and mathematics, it’s obvious that they … Continue reading

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