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    Jump to new posts Trevor Tebbs by Pemberley @ Today at 12:19 AM

    I am wondering if anyone has information or experience with Trevor Tebbs. I have been referred for a "Chandelier" evaluation for my highly complex 2e DD. His holistic approach to understanding gifted kids certainly sounds interesting but I would lo
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    Jump to new posts Re: After-schooling plan for motivated math kid? by Portia @ 09/23/17 05:30 PM

    Other resources: Significant Figures - Ian Stewart Art of Problem Solving has a MIT Primes/Crowdsourcing math problem which might be a good challenge and interesting. Look under "Resources". We also love the Great Courses. There are several excel
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    Jump to new posts Re: Engineering colleges by mithawk @ 09/23/17 10:34 AM

    For the vast majority of engineering jobs, including well known companies like Google, Apple, etc., it matters little where you get your degree. And for one of these entry-level jobs, the engineer from CalTech and San Jose State could be working sid
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: Testing outside the Western world by indigo @ 09/23/17 09:08 AM

    Originally Posted By: greenlotus Very little to nothing known about giftedness here. Thoughts? Thoughts... 1) For educators and for the professional testing organization, you may wish to share a link to the free Davidson Educator's Guild. This is
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    Jump to new posts Re: How is the new school year going so far? by greenlotus @ 09/22/17 11:41 PM

    We are having an interesting time. We have moved to another country, but DD12 and DD13, both in 8th, are attending an American international school. We have been told it's a tougher curriculum but so far both are achieving A's with no problems. We s
    Regions
    Jump to new posts Re: Need feedback on Portland public schools by kchow1 @ 09/22/17 02:07 PM

    Also there's a neighborhood north of Lake Oswego, in Portland, that has very highly rated schools. But I think if you can afford a house there, you can afford to go to Catlin Gabel.
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: Stanford Achievement Test for gifted ID? by OhioIssues @ 09/21/17 07:33 AM

    The actual score required is 128. So it's 2 standard deviations (16) above the mean (100) minus the SEM (4).
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: Language considerations for IQ testing by Tigerle @ 09/21/17 02:04 AM

    I have edited my answer following your lead. Please let me know if there is anything else you'd like removed.
    Twice Exceptional
    Jump to new posts Re: Help with results by puffin @ 09/20/17 06:00 PM

    Once you get it there is really no difference in rounding big numbers over small ones. More work and more repition but not more challenge. Another common one is using larger numbers in column addition and it has the same problem.
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    This message is for people in the South Bay (CA). There is a pair of public speaking course starting up in Santa Clara (middle-schoolers and high schoolers). I have information about it and can send it via email to anyone who's interested. Just PM me
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Jump to new posts Re: Should SSA mean DS no longer gets G/T pullouts? by Platypus101 @ 09/20/17 04:16 AM

    Here's the argument for why you need both: Acceleration and enrichment take care of two different needs. Acceleration gets the kid to a level that is a better match. BUT: it doesn't fix depth, complexity, or pacing. Enrichment allows teaching to
    Identification, Testing & Assessment
    Jump to new posts Re: DAS II or WISC V? by aeh @ 09/19/17 07:59 PM

    So the DAS-II has a shorter core battery (median administration time 39 minutes--obviously likely to be longer for a high cognitive learner), but in order to obtain the equivalent information as on the WISC, you would need to take on about 20 minutes
    Parenting and Advocacy
    Originally Posted By: aquinasTo the OP I will add--it's not an issue of work ethic, it's an issue of inappropriate curriculum. The perceived "problem" with the former will, in all likelihood, disappear when the appropriate level curriculum is provide
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    Jump to new posts Re: Possible ADHD or learning issue by Eskes @ 09/18/17 10:22 PM

    Thank you Polarbear. You are very helpful!
    Twice Exceptional
    Jump to new posts Re: Sibling 2E? Or just NT? by Emigee @ 09/18/17 11:13 AM

    Thanks so much for these additional responses! I was out of town all last week, so I apologize for the delay in my response. Polarbear, vision is definitely an issue that has not been on our radar. Thanks for alerting me to this idea. She has never
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