Barbara Charlie Brennecke

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Tips for parents of gifted children: What most parents wish they had known

In my clinical psychology practice, I have listened to many parents of gifted children express regrets over the path not taken. They bemoan not …

Jump Start: Facing Fears and Facts About Grade Skipping

Erin Pinney’s 6-year-old son is a voracious reader who enjoys books well above his grade level. As a preschooler, he was so advanced that his father …

Duke University

Friendship and the Gifted Child

Does your gifted child like to spend recess alone? Does she only have one or two friends? Does he have one very intense friendship? Does she only …

Iowa acceleration scale (IAS): A guide for whole-grade acceleration K-8

Reviewed by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development.<p>At some point every school encounters a student who needs acceleration. The Iowa …

We grade-skipped our daughter. Here’s why you should consider doing it, too.

By Jennifer Jeanne Patterson<p>This fall, our daughter entered third grade after skipping second grade completely. Her birthday is in December, which placed her on the older side of first-graders here in Minnesota, where the cutoff date for entering kindergarten is Sept. 1. Based on academic testing …

Should More Students Be Allowed to Skip a Grade?

When Heather Rains was in elementary school, she skipped ahead two years, from kindergarten to 2nd grade. The decision placed her in the same class …

Education

Should I grade-skip my gifted child?

The American school system puts students in grades based on age. However, for a large number of students, being with same-age peers in the classroom …

Students

5 Ways Gifted Students Learn Differently

What distinguishes gifted children from other children? This question has been under debate for some time. However, as educators, understanding how …

Pedagogy

Gifted Isn’t Good | National Association for Gifted Children

There, I’ve said it. The startling. The scandalous. Or maybe just the incomprehensible. But gifted isn’t good. It isn’t bad either. “Gifted” isn’t a …

Vulnerabilities of highly gifted children

This article examines the unique vulnerabilities of children with extraordinarily advanced intellectual skills, and highlights the differences …

8 Reasons You Should Label Kids as Gifted

You should label kids as gifted if the label fits.This is a shockingly controversial statement, and I think it is because of three reasons:• Bias …

The 10 Most-Saved Whole30 Recipes of January

After following the Whole30 last year I learned two things: This style of eating requires a fair amount of cooking, and it's extremely helpful to …

Whole30 Recipes That Don't Taste Like You're Depriving Yourself

19 Whole Foods Whole 30-Approved Snacks You Need

19 Whole 30 Approved Foods You Can Get From Whole Foods<p>It's more than just carrot sticks.<p>January 17, 2018<p>OK, confession: I've never actually done the …

Healthy Eating

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Recipes for a Week of Whole30

I suspect you might think you won't be eating well on a Whole30, but that's far from the truth. If you think about it, the elements of most fine …

42 Whole30 Recipes + Why I’m Doing Whole30

Feeling like you could use a little food re-set? Me too! Here’s why I’ve chosen to do a Whole30. You’ll also find 42 nutritious Whole30 recipes for …

Ready or Not: Our New Cookbook! (& Book Tour!)

I’m not a patient person. I try not to power off my computer ’cause it takes too long to boot up again. Can’t stand bumper-to-bumper traffic, long …

Cooking

Ways to replace Carbs with Cauliflower: that still taste just as good!

New year, new me. Goodbye bread- just for a little while.<p>January 04, 2018<p>New year, new me. Right? Well, maybe that New Year diet that fades out …

19 Whole30 Soup Recipes That Make January Way More Tolerable

We know: It’s so easy to reach for canned soup. And the premade varieties at health food stores can actually be pretty darn good. But most …

Healthy Eating