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Surprises During Productive Day at PTA Conference

Last Friday I was an exhibitor representing the Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented (CAGT) at the 91st annual Colorado PTA Conference. It was held at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, and was for individuals from all over Colorado … Continue reading

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Jonathan Mooney Wants Us To Re-Imagine Education

The evening was an extraordinary success! My group, Boulder Valley Gifted & Talented (BVGT), joined with our school district’s Office of Advanced Academic Services and the Parent Engagement Network (PEN) to bring author and education reformer Jonathan Mooney to Boulder for … Continue reading

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How Taking A Risk Paid Off For Me

This is where I began. Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. He is a graduate of Brown University, holds an honors degree in English Literature, and … Continue reading

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Boulder Parents Join SENG Model Parent Groups

I’m starting another SENG parent group – Supporting The Emotional Needs of Gifted.  These classes, known as SENG Model Parent Groups (SMPG), help parents gain a better understanding of their gifted children and provides tools for parents to work with … Continue reading

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Noted Author, District Superintendent Combine For BVGT Event

It was a busy week for me. After attending the CAGT conference in Denver, my group, Boulder Valley Gifted & Talented (BVGT), hosted a presentation by Stephanie Tolan, who was a keynote at this week’s CAGT conference.  She is an … 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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