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Gifted in Middle School


2010 – 2014

  • A therapist goes to middle school and tries to sit still and focus. She can’t. Neither can the kids. by Valerie Strauss and Angela Hanscom via Washington Post 3 Dec 2014
  • Q & A: Plumbing the Mysteries of the Teenage Brain by Anya Kemenetz via Mind/Shift 8 Oct 2014
  • Caught in the Middle: How to Help Gifted Children Survive the Middle School Years by Gail Post, PhD. via Gifted Challenges 19 Jun 2014
  • Surviving the Middle School Years with your Gifted Child by Christopher Taibbi via Psychology Today 20 Jan 2013

2000 – 2009

  • Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School: Tips for Parents of Gifted Students by Cheri Pierson-Yecke via Duke TIP Digest of Gifted Research 30 Apr 2007
  • Underachievement in Exceptionally Gifted Adolescents and Young Adults: A Psychiatrist’s View by Jerald Grobman, M.D., 2006 via SENG, reprinted with permission from Prufrock Press
  • Meeting the Needs of High Ability and High Potential Learners in the Middle Grades, joint position statement (.pdf) of The National Middle School Association (AMLE) and The National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC), 2004