When I was teaching high school, I kept a can of spray cheese in my classroom, and when kids would whine, I would pull it out and ask, “Would you like some cheese with that whine?” I had to make a joke of it because listening to whining is no one’s idea of a good […]
I get a lot of questions! While I am not able to respond personally to each request, if question is one that I think many people will have, I write an article about it.
These articles explore so many different aspects of the gifted experience! I hope you find them useful and interesting.
What happens when a gifted student moves from one school district to another? How do parents obtain continuity of service for gifted students? How can you make the transition as smooth as possible? When gifted kids move, it can be trickier than it is for typical learners. The same is, of course, true for students […]
Reader Request I love responding to reader requests, and I recently solicited some questions on my Facebook page. This question came in from a mom of a gifted child, and I think it’s a common concern. Mom writes: What is the best way to teach a gifted child humility in youth? They know they are gifted, […]
Need Some Differentiation Advice? Have you ever wanted some differentiation advice from real, live teachers in real, live classrooms? How can teachers who are comfortable with a differentiated classroom support and encourage teachers who are new to differentiation or struggling with differentiation? I’ve got answers! I recently had the wonderful opportunity to work with a […]
Reader Request I love responding to reader requests, and I recently solicited some questions on my Facebook page. This question came in from a parent in Pennsylvania, and I think it’s a common issue for gifted kids (and adults, really). In the interest of full disclosure, I actually have met and adore this child. His […]
There is a problem with reading logs that students are expected to keep for school. There is more than one problem, actually, but I’m focusing on one. I’m giving solutions, too, so hold tight. Reader Q: This is part of my Reader Q & A series, and this question comes from a parent in […]