Monday, July 16, 2012

Gifted Blog Tour this week

This is an interesting idea from one of the national gifted groups, SENG.  They are hosting a blog tour featuring key topics in gifted education, from twice exceptional to addressing challenges and advocacy.   Each day has a different topic with writers on various blogs.   You might want to check out the chatter and see the topics, the list of blogs, and the schedule.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Redefining Success for our Children

This New York Times Article talks about the pressure for our kids to be exceptional and how, as a consequence, being ordinary has gotten a bad rap.  Alina Tugend says that the problem is that we have such a limited view of what we consider an accomplished life that we devalue many qualities that are critically important.   Now that's some food for thought.  If you're intrigued, read on...