Tag Archives: social and emotional needs of the gifted

Belonging and Gifted Children

This post is by guest blogger Rebecca Howell for the UK, whose past posts for the #NZGAW bog tour have been among our most widely read. Thank you for supporting our blog tour again, Rebecca. The desire for humans to … Continue reading

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Creativity and Recreativity

Creativity is a buzzword, both in business and in education. This kind of alignment of school and workplace values doesn’t happen as often as a novice might expect, so it is definitely a situation which educators should make the most … Continue reading

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The silencing of the other

Guest blogger Bexology2 confronts haunting issues about giftedness and difference. I’m in the middle of my PhD. It’s not about giftedness or even anything to do with education, but rather it centres on urban poverty and food insecurity. I’m reading … Continue reading

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Becoming a Learning Detective

Some of the gifted children I have taught seem to be ‘knowledge detectives’. Not only do they detect new knowledge, but these children seem to do so with a kind of stealth which an undercover cop would be proud of. … Continue reading

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6 Important Ways for Parents to Nurture a Gifted Child

Guest blogger Rebecca Howell is the Senior Education Consultant for Potential Plus UK. Today she writes about ways in which parents can nurture gifted children. 6 Important Ways for Parents to Nurture a Gifted Child This is a companion post … Continue reading

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All I Want is to Learn

Guest blogger Tayne talks about what he wants as a learner, and the frustrations for him and for his mother in accessing that. Tayne is a student of Gifted Online. Since starting a public school, I found no stimulation for … Continue reading

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Cody’s Story

Guest blogger Cody was finding school such a tough place to be a gifted kid that it affected his health. Thank you, Cody, for sharing your story. Hi I’m Cody and I’m 8 and this is my story for how … Continue reading

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Hey! I’m one of those people!

Guest blogger Mackenzie writes about her experience of being a gifted child. The art work is by Ella. Both are students of Gifted Online. My experiences as a gifted child are a little bit different from others. Another Gifted Online … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Cage

Guest blogger Nikki writes about the very difficult journey it is when a child’s needs and school provisions are a poor match for each other, and how it was homeschooling which eventually unlocked the cage for her son. “School is … Continue reading

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6 Important Reasons to Nurture Gifted Children

Guest blogger Rebecca Howell is the Senior Education Consultant for Potential Plus UK. Today she writes about why it matters to nurture gifted children. 6 Important Reasons to Nurture Gifted Children The one thing that gifted children share is the … Continue reading

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