100 Words of Wisdom: Jim Delisle

Many years ago a gifted young man told me something I’ve never forgotten: “The only thing worse than being denied opportunities is being forced to take them.” So many of our gifted kids are strivers and achievers, but they are still people who need...

Director's Corner: Oxygen

Oxygen By Evelyn King Metcalf It’s times like these, after a day in the trenches of teaching gifted eight-year-olds to write a paragraph, in the midst of “be nice,” “listen,” “use your ‘I’ statements” or “you’ve got a FISH in your pencil sharpener??” (this was...

100 Words of Wisdom: Paula Prober

100 Words of Wisdom: Paula Prober What if people are like ecosystems. Some are like meadows, some like deserts, and some like oceans. All are beautiful, valuable and necessary. Gifted folks are like the rainforest: extremely complex, highly sensitive, intense,...

A Personal Investment

A Personal Investment by Deborah Simon You know those professional driver courses…the ones where you can slalom and drive on two wheels and generally do things that require a helmet and harness? Raise your hand if you wanted to take one. Go ahead, raise the hand, no...
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