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    Jump to new posts Re: Declining research productivity by aquinas @ Today at 12:29 AM

    Diminishing marginal returns for the average stock of education is what weíre seeing. In large part, this is because the proportion of what Val calls normal research has grown as a share of the total pool of research conducted. IOW, a lot of tinkerin
    Twice Exceptional
    Thank you so much! This couldn't have come a a better time for our family. Very helpful!
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    Jump to new posts Davidson Twice-Exceptionality Guidebook Released by Mark D. @ Yesterday at 09:38 AM

    The Davidson Institute's latest guidebook, Twice-Exceptionality: A Resource Guide for Parents is meant to act as a launch pad for parents to learn more about twice-exceptionality, the process of identification and assessment, and how to support child
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    Jump to new posts July 2018 eNews-Update by Mark D. @ Yesterday at 09:35 AM

    The July Davidson eNews-Update was sent out yesterday. Includes gifted news, state legislative updates, Davidson news, web resources and more! http://news.ditd.org/July_18/eNews_July18_web.html
    Middle School
    Jump to new posts Re: Scrap selective middle schools? by indigo @ Yesterday at 07:23 AM

    Originally Posted By: BostonianOriginally Posted By: indigo6) Because the article mentions "low-income immigrant neighborhoods," how many of these residents are in NYC legally, how many are undocumented/illegal/overstayed (therefore have not paid to
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    Jump to new posts Re: Scrap selective middle schools? by Bostonian @ Yesterday at 07:19 AM

    Originally Posted By: indigo6) Because the article mentions "low-income immigrant neighborhoods," how many of these residents are in NYC legally, how many are undocumented/illegal/overstayed (therefore have not paid to support the public system which
    Middle School
    Jump to new posts Re: Scrap selective middle schools? by indigo @ Yesterday at 06:44 AM

    Originally Posted By: Brooklyn Parents Have Mixed Feelings on School Admissions Proposalnot a direct quote... excerpts somewhat rearranged, for clarity and direct comparison: Current NYC District 15 Middle School Admissions: Now, students rank the
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    Jump to new posts Python by Bostonian @ Yesterday at 04:42 AM

    This article from the Economist may interest parents wondering what programming language their children should learn. My 11-year-old daughter has been doing the MIT edX class Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python. I have hel
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    pm'd you
    Middle School
    Jump to new posts Re: Scrap selective middle schools? by puffin @ 07/19/18 04:41 AM

    So a special education teacher thinks no-one else should get education aimed to meet their needs? Or are they doing away with special education as well? In that case it would be like NZ. We have a system that only meets the needs of extrovert, compl
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    Jump to new posts Re: Declining research productivity by Val @ 07/18/18 09:43 AM

    Originally Posted By: WSJ pieceDigital innovation is recombinant in nature, based on building blocks and platforms. In this view, ďthe true work of innovation is not coming up with something big and new, but instead recombining things that already ex
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    Jump to new posts Scrap selective middle schools? by Bostonian @ 07/18/18 06:46 AM

    As children get older, their absolute mental ages and academic preparation diverge (as my children in middle school have noticed). Maybe the standard deviation of mental age is about 1 year at age 6 and 2 years by age 12. A consequence of this is tha
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    Jump to new posts Misallocation of International Math Talent by Bostonian @ 07/18/18 05:18 AM

    The Misallocation of International Math Talent by Alex Tabarrok Marginal Revolution blog July 18, 2018 Wealthier countries allocate a greater proportion of their workers to science and engineering, fields which produce ideas that often benefit ev
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    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by MsFriz @ 07/17/18 12:22 PM

    "Coaching" seems to be another good search term.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by mckinley @ 07/17/18 07:10 AM

    Apparently "I like to learn and would learn whatever my organization thinks is most helpful" is not a development plan that my supervisor can work with. What ended up in the review is a list of projects I said I was going to work on, and a note that
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Thanks aeh for this information. I got an opportunity to attend Dr. Silverman's session on the expanded indices, last month. My DS was tested with WISC-V too, but I think the psychologist did not administer all of the tests in each section. In this c
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    Thanks for this Indigo.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by MsFriz @ 07/16/18 01:53 PM

    Mentoring!!!! My supervisors are forever asking me to train and mentor new hires, my coworkers, interns or students, but when I start talking about my own professional development, they can't end the conversation fast enough. Maybe they're worried
    Adult
    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by mckinley @ 07/16/18 01:06 PM

    Originally Posted By: MsFriz I do wonder though, if it isnít the same people who fell through the cracks as gifted kids who struggle with underemployment and underachievement as adults. If so, it seems it would be especially unkind to simply kick the
    Adult
    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by MsFriz @ 07/16/18 12:14 PM

    Originally Posted By: mckinley I guess I just need to learn how to be in the moment more often. On top of not being challenged, at every job Iíve had, Iíve had hours upon hours of idle time in my work week, so staying in the moment is slow death.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by mckinley @ 07/16/18 11:57 AM

    Originally Posted By: Alannc44 The biggest difference I can see is that as an adult, I can quit my job and move somewhere. A kid has to settle in where ever his parents put her/him Because that was done to me repeatedly as a kid (parent moves famil
    Twice Exceptional
    You are very kind to respond. I great appreciate it.
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    Jump to new posts Re: The ultimate brag thread by ladydd @ 07/16/18 10:03 AM

    DS12 took the SAT exam at 6th grade and got 720(verbal)+710(Math)/1430. Any parents have experience for CTY's SET program? What's the benefit be a SET member? Thank you!
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    He is correct. The highest possible score is the same regardless of which grade the child took the test in. However, the 2-5 test does create some "ceiling effect" because it starts students at lower level questions and, as such, requires
    Adult
    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for adults? by mckinley @ 07/16/18 06:53 AM

    Originally Posted By: MsFriz... but in my experience, that only makes my work dissatisfaction that much more intense. It makes my time at work feel that much more pointless and ridiculous. Although addressing the solutions for boredom wasn't my ori
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