Tag Archives: Development

Do I Need to Advocate for a Gifted 3-Year-Old?

A parent phoned me a couple of weeks ago and asked me whether she should attend a workshop on advocating for her 3-year-old.  I said: No!  Here are my thoughts: Advocacy as defined on this site is speaking up on behalf … Continue reading

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Researching this thing called Giftedness

The “G” word is problematic.  It leads to labelling children, it raises the spectre of elitism, and it implies that highly able learners are all the same.  But it’s widely used and recognized and it appears repeatedly in government policy documents. What to … Continue reading

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