Monthly Archives: October 2015

Continued Decline in Identification of Gifted

As I continue to investigate the status of the gifted in BC, I have found another article that provides information about the declining numbers of formally identified gifted.  You can find it at the Vancouver Sun, January 3, 2015. This … Continue reading

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Thanks to Teachers of Gifted

I spent today at the conference organized by the Association of Educators of Gifted, Talented and Creative Children in BC (AEGTCCBC).  I forgot to thank them, so I thought I’d do it now. In my experience, teachers of bright and able children … Continue reading

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Fewer Gifted Children in BC?

I first started advocating for exceptionally bright children in Ontario in the early 1980s. Back then, there were new initiatives and funding to support the education of identified exception children. It soon became obvious, though, that if the school board … Continue reading

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Isolation Rooms in BC Schools

We want to believe that our schools look after our children as carefully as we look after them ourselves.  So the recent revelation about a “special-needs” child being placed in an Isolation Room comes as a shock. There is outrage and disgust. Visit our … Continue reading

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