Tag Archives: Boulder

Go Boulder: Art, Education, Science, Flavor

My Action Lab was accepted! At the National Association For Gifted Children (NAGC) National Convention every year, on the day before the sessions begin, they have field trips to nearby interesting places. Action Labs are designed by local educators (like … Continue reading

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ACT Scoring By State Revisited

I received a thoughtful comment about my last blog post on ACT scores.  It’s from my friend Tricia Carpenter, a former Talented and Gifted Advisor at Platt Middle School in Boulder.  Tricia writes: I saw your ACT article on your blog. … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News For Boulder And Colorado ACT Scores

First, the good news. High school juniors in the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) continued to be above the Colorado state average on the 2011 ACT and scored the highest in the Denver metro area. Fairview High School, where I’m … Continue reading

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What I Do As A Gifted Advisor In High School

I wanted to tell about my position as the Talented & Gifted Advisor at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado. Students at Fairview are fortunate to have a wide variety  of challenging and enriching classes and activities from which to … Continue reading

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Gifted And Perfectionism, The Two Often Go Together

Have you heard the phrase “strive for excellence, not perfection”?  My friend Dr. Linda Silverman will give a presentation about being gifted and being a perfectionist.  Many parents wonder what to do, if anything, about their child’s perfectionism.  Many kids … Continue reading

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Private Gifted School Opening In Boulder

Looks like there is going to be a school in the Boulder valley focused on gifted education.  It’ll be the second campus for the private Mackintosh Academy, currently serving pre-K to 8th grade students in Littleton, Colorado, an hour drive … Continue reading

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