Blog posting: I Have a Gifted Kid and I Will No Longer Be Ashamed (by Celi Trépanier)

This wonderful, heartfelt piece by Celi Trépanier encapsulates what it’s like to be the parent of a gifted child while also being aware of public perceptions of giftedness. So...

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Conference Announcement: The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Biennial World Conference — August 10-14, 2015 (Odense, Denmark)

This is to announce that The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children will hold its 21st Biennial World Conference in Odense, Denmark from August 10-15, 2015. For more...

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Article: Two Moncton whiz kids off to elite academic summer camp

Kudos to William Jardine and Tim Meredith of Moncton, New Brunswick! They will be representing the province at Shad Valley, a competitive academic summer camp for gifted students. For more information, click...

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Announcement! Educational consultancy for gifted, talented, bright and creative students!

Hi, everyone! I’m thrilled to announce I’m operating an educational consultancy to help meet the needs of gifted, talented, bright, and creative students of all ages. Please come visit us...

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Gifted and Learning Disabled — a Handbook

Students who are 2e — that is, both gifted and learning disabled — present special challenges in the classroom setting and are greatly underserved. The first program of its...

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Article: The dark side of being the ‘gifted kid’

This article in the Calgary Herald truly underscores the importance of ensuring that our gifted kids are nurtured — both mind and spirit. Key quotes: Gifted children might express...

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Congratulations to 15 year old Marcela Louie, accepted to the University of Alberta!

It’s always wonderful to read about gifted kids doing well! I hope that Marcela enjoys her time at university. Congratulations! Here’s an excerpt from the article in the Edmonton...

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Afterschooling for gifted (and all) children

In days of yore, when DD (now six) was a toddler, she began to read on her own. Unprompted. No flash cards and no pressure. She was 2 1/2...

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Free webinars for parents & teachers of the gifted!

The UCIrvine Extension program is once again offering a series of free webinars for parents and educators of gifted children. I participated in last year’s webinars, and found them...

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