One of my posts, Why Gifted Children Aren’t Their Teacher’s Favorite Students…. gets a lot of interest. Parents are surprised that having a gifted child doesn’t reap enthusiasm from the average educator. The general characteristics of a gifted person (intensity, drive, and complexity) can be downright disruptive in a general classroom. It often isn’t any easier…… Continue reading Is Your Child Bright or Gifted? Spot the Differences
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Does Your Gifted Child Interrupt You Constantly? Respond This Way For Better Results
Gifted kids of all ages like to ask questions. Most of the time, they have an intensity that means they frequently interrupt people. It is one reason why they like books and online media. They can turn the page, scroll fast, and toggle back and forth without waiting for you! As understandable as this behavior…… Continue reading Does Your Gifted Child Interrupt You Constantly? Respond This Way For Better Results
Why Gifted Children Aren’t Their Teacher’s Favorite Students
Parents of bright children often want to have their child in programs for the gifted and talented. Parents of gifted children want their child to make more friends and spend less time in the principle’s office. Why? Gifted children of any age are rarely the teacher’s pet. Here are a few reasons: Bright kids are…… Continue reading Why Gifted Children Aren’t Their Teacher’s Favorite Students
Is Your Gifted Child A Troublemaker?
Gifted and talented children are frequently leaders in their schools and communities. They often have advanced language skills and display an early and intense sense of humor. Gifted children can be the funny, outgoing, energetic kids who have deep empathy and abundant warmth. Wondering if your young child might be gifted? Read How To Spot A…… Continue reading Is Your Gifted Child A Troublemaker?
Gifted and Struggling? Meet the Twice Exceptional Student, and How OT Can Help
I work with two amazing children that could be diagnosed as “twice exceptional”. Both boys, they have amazing intellectual gifts (one verbal, one in math) but they work with me on their handwriting and their behavior. Neither can write a simple sentence without significant errors in letter placement or formation. But both can…… Continue reading Gifted and Struggling? Meet the Twice Exceptional Student, and How OT Can Help