Articles on Diverse Populations of the Gifted

Public School Closings and Culturally Diverse Gifted Students

Public School Closings and Culturally Diverse Gifted Students by Tiombe Kendrick This country has faced a multitude of economic challenges since 2008. As a result, many industries in this country have experienced drastic consequences of this most recent economic...

The Gift of Globalization

The Gift of Globalization By Tiombe Kendrick Today, the world is much different than just a decade ago. The once simple daily activity of watching the news on TV is increasingly bombarded with images linked to international communities. Although globalization impacts...

Educating and Parenting Profoundly Gifted Children

Educating and Parenting Profoundly Gifted Children: Part One By Amelie Dumeny   Note from Tiombe Kendrick, chair of SENG’s Diversity Committee: Amelie Dumeny is the mother of two multilingual and profoundly gifted sons. Mrs. Dumeny and her family reside in sunny...

Transcending Race in Gifted Programs: Are We There Yet?

Transcending Race in Gifted Programs: Are We There Yet? By Joy Lawson Davis, EdD In a meeting with a group of colleagues last fall, I was reminded that discussing the  “achievement gap” can sometimes be a distraction. As a distraction, it often keeps us from focusing...

Androgyny and Gifted Youth

Androgyny and Gifted Youth* By Danae Deligeorge “Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever.” ~ Andrew Cohen ~ Stereotypes often invisibly reinforce ways to support sex-based discrimination. When these stereotypes...

The Often Questionable World of Being Gifted

The Often Questionable World of Being Gifted By Tiombe-Bisa Kendrick, SSP, NCSP Often, parents are thrilled to learn they have a gifted child. In addition, teachers, school administrators, and the school counselor are also often excited to hear this great news....

The Lives of Two Gifted Students from Diverse Backgrounds

The Lives of Two Gifted Students from Diverse Backgrounds By Tiombe Bisa-Kendrick While recently conversing with a Black male high school student, I was in total awe of his presence. During our short time together, it did not take my clinical skills long to pick up on...

To Be Gifted and Māori…

To Be Gifted and Māori...  By Rose Blackett As a minority culture in New Zealand, the Māori perspectives of giftedness have a lot to offer the majority culture ... if only we would listen. It is all too easy for a majority culture within a nation to judge a minority...

Touching the Mystery: Spiritually Gifted Children

Touching the Mystery: Spiritually Gifted Children by Joy Navan Annemarie Roeper often commented that many gifted children have a greater sensitivity to and awareness of that which lies beyond what we perceive and know. Dr. Roeper called this the mystery and felt that...

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