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Hidden in Plain Sight: Identifying and Challenging the Hidden Gifted Underachiever

Hidden in Plain Sight: Identifying and Challenging the Hidden Gifted Underachiever Have you ever gone around the house searching in earnest for your keys, only to realize that they’ve been in your hand throughout the quest? Or maybe you’ve asked someone if they’ve seen your sunglasses, as their eyes dart up to the top of [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Hidden in Plain Sight: Identifying and Challenging the Hidden Gifted Underachiever

2015 Course Review – Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers

2015 Course Review - Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers Happy Holidays from everyone here at TAGT On Demand! As 2015 draws to a close, I would like to spend some time reflecting on what I’ve accomplished this year. Resolutions are great, but they are only effective when I pause [...]

By | December 29th, 2015|Categories: AP English, Creativity, Differentiation, Gifted Education, Social & Emotional|Comments Off on 2015 Course Review – Another Year of Outstanding Online Training for Gifted and Talented Teachers

Online Gifted Training Brought to you by Leading Experts in the G/T Community

Online Gifted Training Brought to you by Leading Experts in the G/T Community We have worked hard to make your job easier! We have assembled a stellar team of G/T experts to bring world class training to your classrooms and teachers. Our program is designed to make training more accessible for educators while making set-up [...]

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Online Gifted Training Brought to you by Leading Experts in the G/T Community

G/T Resources: I Get by With a Little Help from My Gifted Friends

G/T Resources: I Get by With a Little Help from My Gifted Friends A Review of Six of Our Favorite G/T Resources Need answers for perplexing behavior from your gifted students? Want some fresh ideas to spice up your upcoming lesson plans? Then look no further! Here’s a breakdown of six of our favorite G/T [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on G/T Resources: I Get by With a Little Help from My Gifted Friends

Achieving the Balance Right: Secondary Courses of the Gifted

Achieving the Balance Right: Secondary Courses of the Gifted A Four Phase Framework for Secondary Gifted Courses Recently my young son was frustrated with us because he felt that he was ready for a privilege that we, his parents, knew that he was not yet mature enough to handle. He fumed and battled, and finally [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Achieving the Balance Right: Secondary Courses of the Gifted

Uncovering Gifted Diverse Learners

Uncovering Gifted Diverse Learners Overcoming the Ability vs. Achievement Gap Poor Charlie Brown. Sometimes pessimistic, and occasionally optimistic despite the odds, Charlie Brown can never quite seem to get ahead in life. That is probably why so many children (and adults), over the years, have related to him so well. Every time Lucy takes the [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Uncovering Gifted Diverse Learners

Gifted Introverts: The Quiet Contradiction

Gifted Introverts: The Quiet Contradiction Inviting the Wallflower to Bloom If I had a nickel for every time a grown-up told young me to smile more, or asked me why I was so quiet, or if I was sad, well, I would have had enough money to wall them all out and be pleasantly alone [...]

By | October 24th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education, Social & Emotional|Comments Off on Gifted Introverts: The Quiet Contradiction

Is depression in gifted students suffocating creative genius?

Is depression in gifted students suffocating creative genius? Idealism and Depression in gifted students Funnyman Robin Williams brought laughter and joy to to audiences all over the world with his antics in roles such as Peter Pan, Aladdin, and Mrs. Doubtfire. Behind all the joy he he spread to others was a secret that eventually [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Is depression in gifted students suffocating creative genius?

Duck… Duck… Misdiagnosis

Duck… Duck… Misdiagnosis The Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of the Gifted We have all heard the saying, “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” This statement implies that things are usually exactly what they seem to be. Do you agree with [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Duck… Duck… Misdiagnosis

Great Teaching Starts with a Strong Foundation: Online Training for Gifted Teachers

Great Teaching Starts with a Strong Foundation: Online Training for Gifted Teachers “Start from the very beginning,” by offering gifted teachers the best training available! One of my favorite aunts passed away a few years ago. Not a day goes by that I don’t miss her and wish she was still around. As a first [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Gifted Education|Comments Off on Great Teaching Starts with a Strong Foundation: Online Training for Gifted Teachers