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Here are the top ten articles for the Gifted Education Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Smart Costumes for Halloween
Gifted kids may be incredibly creative when it comes time for trick or treating.
2. A Letter to My Niece
A heartfelt letter to my niece on her 15th birthday
3. Davidson Young Scholars Program
The Davidson Young Scholars Program has a lot to offer profoundly gifted children.
4. To Tell Or Not To Tell
Parents often wonder if they should discuss their child's giftedness with them. There can actually be benefits to talking with your child about his or her abilities.
5. Gifted and Introverted Children
Introverts are outnumbered in the general population, yet 3 out of 4 exceptionally gifted people are introverts! How do we nurture the gifted introverts in our families?
6. Misconceptions in Gifted Education
Preconceived notions exist everywhere in our society and the classroom is no exception. Erroneous assumptions are often made by educators in terms of what a gifted student looks like and what they need in the classroom. Find out the realities behind these misconceptions.
7. Recognizing Giftedness in Young Children
Parents are often the best identifiers of the fact that they have a gifted child. Learn more about recognizing some early characteristics of giftedness and how it can be helpful down the road.
8. The Basics of Asynchronous Development
Asynchronous development is a common quality among gifted individuals. As the name implies, events are not occurring all at the same time as the child develops. Learn more about what happens when chronological, intellectual, social and physical age do not match.
9. Gifted Children in the Classroom
Misunderstandings can abound within the classroom regarding who is gifted and who is not. Many gifted students get overlooked in the classroom because they do not fit the "typical" mold. Learn about common misunderstandings and ways to refute them.
10. Gifted Children with CAPD
Gifted children who have central auditory processing disorder may be accused of being lazy, unmotivated, and not working up to potential. Read this article to learn about CAPD and how it may be accommodated.
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