Gifted Kids

Is your child gifted? Other kind of talented thinker?

Parents and teachers always try to identify the gifted students. Usually extremely bright students with higher than average abilities to learn are considered to be gifted. In reality, such approach is too simplistic. A well-recognized university speaker, numerous publications author, and a former school teacher, Bertie Kingore, Ph.D., suggests more complex and unique classification of [...]

The secret to raising smart kids

A kid easily succeeds with another task that leaves his peers struggling. Parents, beaming with pride, praise the kid by telling him, that he is talented, he is gifted. Praise is good, right? Not necessarily. As a parent who believes that praise is a very important and integral part of learning, of building confidence, I [...]

Are we failing our geniuses? Gifted kids education

Are we failing our geniuses? Time magazine article that indicates the drawbacks of American system of education for gifted children (click on a link for a full article): “We take for granted that those with IQs at least three standard deviations below the mean (those who score 55 or lower on IQ tests) require “special” [...]