Thoughts on Friendships

Thoughts on Friendship by Wenda Sheard First published February 2008 As a parent and gifted advocate for over twenty years, I’ve heard hundreds of stories about gifted children and their friendships. Teachers worry about children who play alone at recess; parents want...

Gifted Education: What I Wished I Knew Sooner!

by Carolyn Kottmeyer I started learning about gifted education by accident of birth: my first daughter’s birth. As with most things she’s taught me, I had no idea I was learning at first. Over the years, I’ve learned a great deal about gifted education; and there are...

What I’ve Learned from Parents of Gifted Children

by Arlene DeVries That bright enthusiastic parent who reaches out to you with a warm, “Hello,” seems to have everything going for him or her. Who would guess under that façade is one who may be experiencing feelings of frustration, alienation, and confusion about the...

Sharing SENG Model Parent Groups

  According to Shari Hill, it was that “amazing camaraderie” that develops over 10 weeks that drew her in and kept her involved in SENG-Model Parent Groups (SMPG). Shari is nearing the end of her first term as the president of the SENG board of directors and has been...

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