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    Jump to new posts Re: Resources for Improving Writing/Printing? by Cookie @ Yesterday at 08:09 PM

    Originally Posted By: ConnectingDotsHis cursive, oddly enough (or maybe not so oddly) is not that bad. It's his printing that is a mess. I don't know as he is looking for more challenge! It's not his forte to do extra work. Yet. Cursive is easier
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    Jump to new posts Re: Under Qualified SPED Teacher & SDI by aeh @ Yesterday at 01:02 PM

    You know you don't have to tell them that you're private paying for outside SDI. But it's true that they would need a signature from you declining services, if you choose not to have the in-school SDI. So if you wanted it to stay on the IEP, you wo
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    Jump to new posts Re: Grouping with older sibling? by Tigerle @ 10/14/18 01:09 PM

    I would like to note that while clearly, skipping a whole grade isn’t a panacea, single subject acceleration, though it may sound like such a good compromise, tends to be no more than a band aid. It may work for a while, with some teachers, but not
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    Jump to new posts Re: The ultimate brag thread by aeh @ 10/12/18 03:37 PM

    Nice work!
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    If she hit 19 and had 17s and 18s, then she probably had the full-range edition. I wouldn't worry about it in your case.
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    Jump to new posts Encouraged and inspired by your kid? by MsFriz @ 10/12/18 07:35 AM

    Have any of you been encouraged to believe in your own exceptional abilities and inspired to do more or be more yourself as a result of having an exceptionally gifted kid? This has been one of the many gifts of parenting for me.
    Parenting and Advocacy
    I am so sorry that you and your DC are having to deal with this frustrating situation. It sounds like she has already described the principal challenges: she and the teacher don't understand ("like") each other, and (without judging the accuracy of
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    The current tests are the WISC-V (fifth edition, not fourth edition), for age 6-16, and WPPSI-IV for age 2-6 (not recommended for suspected GT six-year-olds). The WISC-V has five primary indices, of which you may only see two, depending on whether
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    Jump to new posts Re: How is the school year going? by KJP @ 10/09/18 09:11 PM

    School year is off to a great start so far. I have 5th grader and a 3rd grader. They’re both in all gifted classrooms in a public school. They like their teachers, they have good friends, and they enjoy going to school everyday. They are also in
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