January 8th, 2014

Invisibility of Students with Exceptionally Advanced Learning Needs

The staff of ScienceDaily.com, a science reporting website, recently published a piece titled “Are Gifted Children Getting Lost in the Shuffle?” The story cites a 2013 research journal article by David Lubinski and Camilla Benbow, of Vanderbilt University called “Who Rises to the Top? Early Indicators”.

Here’s an excerpt from the ScienceDaily article:

November 6th, 2012

Accepting Difference Including When a Child is a Prodigy

Jane Brody in this NY Times article titled “Embracing Children for Who They Are” looks at how families cope when one of their children is “different”. Here’s an excerpt:

“One persuasive voice for differences in children and how families must adapt better is Andrew Solomon, author of an ambitious new book, Far From […]

January 5th, 2012

On School Psychologists and Identifying Advanced Learners

Here’s a thorough Huffington Post article about the way in which advanced learners are currently assessed in the US, including a historical overview of assessment, present-day practices, and implications for school psychologists. Included is a look at definitions of “giftedness” as legally defined by 48 of the 50 US states.

The article, posted January 5th, […]