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    Jump to new posts April is Autism Acceptance Month by indigo @ Today at 10:17 AM

    April has recently been renamed from Autism Awareness Month to Autism Acceptance Month. Originally Posted By: NationalDayToday.com, timeline, 2021Awareness to Acceptance On March 4, the Autism Society of America officially announces the shift in term
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    Jump to new posts Re: Math Test Doesn't Add Up by indigo @ Today at 07:10 AM

    Originally Posted By: KaiIt seems like the solution to this problem is to allow gifted kids to go at a faster pace starting in kindergarten... All children need appropriate academic challenge and intellectual peers. For typical students, this may be
    General Discussion
    Jump to new posts Re: cancelling of humanities studies by aquinas @ Yesterday at 10:23 AM

    I'll answer my own questions separately. Quote:1/ What share of liberal arts university grads actually meet these criteria? That would speak to the effectiveness of the current system of general PSE education. From personal experience, at the under
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    Jump to new posts Re: Quotations that resonate with gifted people by indigo @ Yesterday at 10:11 AM

    "I am happy because I am growing daily and I am honestly not knowing where the limit lies. To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery. I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitu
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    Jump to new posts Geography: Geodatos (coordinates, antipode, more) by indigo @ Yesterday at 05:45 AM

    Just-for-Fun Geography: To learn geographic coordinates of latitude and longitude, for any given city, see the website Geodatos - https://www.geodatos.net/en/ To learn what point is opposite from a given location (a straight line through the center
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    Jump to new posts Re: books for adults by indigo @ 04/20/21 11:24 AM

    Three related books, spanning decades of research: 1) 1969 - The Impact of College on Students, Feldman and Newcomb 2) 1991 - How College Affects Students: Findings and Insights From Twenty Years of Research, by Ernest T. Pascarella and Patrick T. T
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: Analogy: Advocacy as a Non-Newtonian Fluid by indigo @ 04/20/21 07:28 AM

    Another potentially helpful resource, with tips for positive advocacy: 20-page PDF, created by Ohio Association for Gifted Children (OAGC) Handbook, May 15, 2020 http://www.oagc.com/files/OAGC%20Parent%20Handbook%205.15.20.pdf (also on WayBack Machi
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    Jump to new posts Re: OAGC/ODE Gifted Education under COVID by indigo @ 04/20/21 07:04 AM

    How to Maintain Academic Progress in High School Tiffany Sorensen April 19, 2021 College Admissions Playbook U.S. News & World Report Originally Posted By: articleWith some schools still closed, students can do six things this spring and summer to av
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    Jump to new posts Re: Math and discrepancies on WISC by aeh @ 04/19/21 03:32 PM

    You are entirely welcome, finca!
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    Jump to new posts Re: Book recommendations: age 6-8 by indigo @ 04/19/21 01:20 PM

    Adding a link to a thread discussing books on "perfectionism" for a child about 8 years old: http://giftedissues.davidsongifted.org/B...html#Post225949
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    Jump to new posts Re: Digit Span discrepancies by aeh @ 04/19/21 08:07 AM

    Welcome! Those two explanations are quite reasonable, and do occur. Another possibility, which may encompass the original explanations, includes subtle attentional weaknesses, which would be another reason he might have been less interested in the e
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    Jump to new posts Beyond IQ by acgoldis @ 04/18/21 07:50 AM

    Hi! Has anyone ever gone to the Beyond IQ conference in Boston (now online)? Would it be appropriate for someone with an IQ between 144-150 who is HSP and possibly 2e? Thanks!
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    Jump to new posts InterGifted by acgoldis @ 04/18/21 07:40 AM

    Hi! Is InterGifted any good? Is anyone in their Facebook group or mailing list, and if so how valuable and active is it? Thanks!
    Learning Environments
    You've received great replies! I'll just add a bit of affirmation for ideas already presented. Single Subject Acceleration - subject acceleration - http://giftedissues.davidsongifted.org/B...html#Post209796 - a child may take the end-of-year test i
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    Jump to new posts Re: Tips for mathy child by JasonW @ 04/17/21 09:31 PM

    Although Kumon is a traditional way of learning that uses worksheets, it still has its own value. Smartick is also a great new learning tool nowadays that students can easily get attracted by the content. I usually use Beestar that contains great lea
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    Jump to new posts Re: travel grant? by indigo @ 04/17/21 10:28 AM

    Exactly! That's where the child's blog comes in... when picked up by a known blogger who shares a specific area of interest, one can potentially reach a wider audience, beyond their own existing network, by leveraging the network of the well-known bl
    Twice Exceptional
    Rereading old posts is fascinating because more information has become available over the years. In this case, wrightlaw and advocacy. Posting an update with a link to the wrightslaw resource, for future readers of this thread.
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    Jump to new posts Re: National Geographic Feb 2014: The Brain by indigo @ 04/17/21 02:57 AM

    Update: Dr. Omalu made great sacrifices to raise awareness of the potential for brain damage to be caused by concussions. ..........The story of his discovery is told in the movie Concussion released in 2015.
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    Jump to new posts Re: Free resource gives pronunciation guidance by indigo @ 04/17/21 02:04 AM

    Forvo has changed over the years: - It now calls itself a pronunciation dictionary. - It requires sign-up. Most online dictionaries have also changed over the years and now offer free pronunciation, without a visitor being required to register in
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    Jump to new posts Re: Asychronous Development in Gifted Kids by indigo @ 04/17/21 01:47 AM

    Rereading this article 5 years later, I still find it impressive. Maybe even more so, as the author's blog is still active and appears to have expanded. Original article here. More info on Asynchronous Development, twice exceptional (2e), gifted ho
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    Jump to new posts Re: Book recommendations: age 3-5 by indigo @ 04/16/21 09:09 PM

    A favorite children’s book – “Trouble for Trumpets” by Peter Dallas-Smith. https://www.amazon.com/Trouble-Trumpets-Peter-Dallas-Smith/dp/0394865138 This may be a favorite largely due to the captivating illustrations, by artist Peter Cross. https://
    Twice Exceptional
    Jump to new posts Re: Expert opinion needed by aeh @ 04/16/21 12:35 PM

    There are a number of strategies/interventions for building executive functions in students, including for task completion. A typical template: the team starts by working with the BSC to 1. identify what EF skill deficits have the most impact on work
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    There is a TV series called The Chosen, which provides a bit of cultural context and background to the historical figure Jesus of Nazareth. Producer Dallas Jenkins attempts to illustrate the diverse circumstances and characteristics of the twelve st
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: @@@@@@appeal gifted palcement result@@@@@@ by indigo @ 04/16/21 01:25 AM

    These articles may provide further encouragement and pointers for advocacy: Stop the shaming: Why we must advocate for gifted children now by Dr. Gail Post April 13, 2021 Gifted Challenges Originally Posted By: articleGifted children can learn to u
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    Jump to new posts Re: Just saw this on the weekly DYS distro by indigo @ 04/16/21 01:05 AM

    How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children by Tom Clynes, Nature Magazine September 7, 2016 Scientific American The article opens with an introduction to Johns Hopkins Professor Julian Stanley in 1968, the longitudina
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