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15 Ways to Help Gifted Kids Thrive in School
15 ways to help gifted kids thrive in school with ideas that work for lots of kids, so everyone will find ideas they can apply right away.
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Misdiagnosis of Gifted Children Demystified
There are entire books written about misdiagnosis of gifted kids. Why? Because in a number of children, giftedness looks like an alphabet soup of issues
Why Gifted Students Need School
Recently, I interviewed a truly delightful sixth-grade student. At one point in the conversation, I ended up interrupting regularly scheduled programming to give her a
Tips for Using ASL in Your Classroom
ASL has a place in every classroom. Because I specialize in the education of gifted and talented students, I often cross paths with students who
5 Profound Mistakes Every Teacher Should Avoid in Their Career
Recently I hosted three other teachers at my home for dinner. We’d all taught together, and we have about 100 years of combined teaching experience.
Depth and Complexity Poetry Annotation Activity
When teachers are working with Depth and Complexity, one of the challenges they face is how to adapt already-existing content to the framework. It can
Top Articles about Gifted Children 
According to Google Analytics, these are the top articles about gifted children on the GiftedGuru website. If you are trying to learn about gifted children
Best Toys for Kids and Toys to Avoid
Looking for great toys for bright kids? I’ve got a list of toys that make great Christmas gifts (or other holiday gift) or birthday presents.
5 Great Picture Books for Young Readers
If you’re looking for great books for bright kids, I’ve got five great books for bright readers that I think you’re going to love. I’ve
7 Picture Books for Bright Readers
If you’re looking for great books for bright kids, I’ve got seven picture books for bright readers that I absolutely love. Whether you are building
5 Fabulous Picture Books about Animals
If you’re looking for great books for bright kids, I’ve got five fabulous picture books for about animals that I think you’re going to love.
10 Awesome Old and New Chapter Books for Middle Grade Readers
If you’re looking for great books for bright kids, I’ve got 5 new chapter books for middle grade readers, 5 older favorites, and one bonus
Best Tips for Bingo in the Classroom
Quality review activities are essential for content mastery. I’ve written about my favorite ways to review (boring) stuff, and one of those suggestions was review