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  • What’s it like to be a Gifted Student in a Rigid Classroom? by Dr. Barbara Swicord, Ed.D., via NSGT 31 Mar 2015


  • Giftedness is More than a Function of Education by Celi Trepanier via Crushing Tall Poppies 5 Dec 2014
  • How to Teach a Young Introvert: An Interview with Author Susan Cain by Kate Torgovnick via TED:Ed 10 Sep 2014
  • Where are the Gifted Learners in “Inclusive Education?” by Louise Tapper, Board Member GiftEDnz, via The Professional Association for Gifted Education 16 Jun 2014
  • 10 Concerns about the ‘Let’s Teach them Grit’ Fad by Valerie Strauss via Washington Post 8 Apr 2014
  • Challenging Work is Essential to Deep, Meaningful Learning by Katrina Schwartz via Mind/Shift 21 Mar 2014
  • Why Some Teachers Just Don’t Get It About Gifted Education by Gail Post, PhD., via Gifted Challenges 21 Feb 2014
  • The Curious Case of Impostor Syndrome and Mindsets and Impostor Syndrome by Ian Byrd, via Byrdseed 
  • Why I Believe in Gifted Education in Public Schools via Gifted Parenting Support 8 Sept 2013
  • Treating Students as Gifted Yields Impressive Academic Results, Study Finds by Camille Jackson via DukeToday 24 Mar 2011
  • Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives by Maria Popova via Brain Pickings, a synthesis of Mindset by Carol Dweck

2000 – 2009

  • Three Ways Teachers Battle Students’ Giftedness by Ian Byrd via Byrdseed 31 Aug 2009
  • The Trouble with Geniuses by Jeanne Bernish via Race to the Middle 5 Apr 2009
  • Teachers’ attitudes towards the gifted : the importance of professional development and school culture by Carly J. Lassig (.pdf) via Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 2009