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    Jump to new posts Re: Ivy League Admissions. by Wren @ Yesterday at 03:32 PM

    I think it is talent, luck and strategy. There are kids that do highly unusual things. Like that homeschooled kid that sailed around the world at 16. He got into Harvard. And there are kids that have double legacy that go to the right schools, ha
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    Jump to new posts Re: Which colleges have good teaching? by Old Dad @ Yesterday at 01:22 PM

    As for active learning and quality of teaching, as I've mentioned previously, I've found it unacceptable that other than the school of education, very few college or university professors are required to have one credit hour of classes in education.
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    Jump to new posts Functional difficulties caused by ADHD? by readermom123 @ Yesterday at 12:41 PM

    Hi all, My son is 8 and in 3rd grade at a highly-rated public school. He's participating in their pull-out GT program and also leaves class twice a week for speech therapy (articulation difficulties, although he's about to graduate from speech). W
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    Jump to new posts Re: Score Extrapolations? by Pabulum @ 11/13/19 01:58 PM

    I also think there's a certain limit to highest ability rating items of a certain difficulty rating can measure. For example, how would someone correctly answering 10 questions in the same specific skill all rated at difficulty +0.5 standard deviatio
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    Jump to new posts Re: Poetry contest for middle schooler? by Bostonian @ 11/12/19 05:36 AM

    The Contest Calendar lists River of Words: Youth Art and Poetry Inspired by the Natural World.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Ways ASD shows up in testing by MumOfThree @ 11/10/19 10:27 PM

    Thanks AEH, so in this case the child scored 4th percentile for handwritten essay and 99th percentile for a second typed essay. Clearly many things went well with the essay. The suggestion that something about the essay implied ASD is fuzzy, clearly
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    Jump to new posts Re: Stanford online HS and alternatives by Cheyenne_526 @ 11/10/19 08:13 PM

    Maybe you would be willing to allow your son to help me with my science project? I have proposed a project I am calling Eyes of Perception. The purpose of my project is to investigate whether there is a correlation between eye color and intelligence;
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    Jump to new posts Re: The ultimate brag thread by Portia @ 11/09/19 01:16 PM

    love the brags! Thank you for sharing jolip!
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