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How Jim Webb gives meaning to existentialism

Dr. Jim Webb spoke to a large, interested audience in Boulder recently for Boulder Valley Gifted and Talented. His topic revolved around his new book Searching For Meaning; Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment, and Hope. Webb is one of the 25 … Continue reading

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3 things to know from the Beyond Giftedness Conference

I recently attended the 21st annual Beyond Giftedness Conference in Arvada, Colorado (a Denver suburb). I’ve attended almost every year and have been a presenter at many. When I attend events like Beyond Giftedness Conference, I always pick up some new … Continue reading

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“It’s Kind Of A Funny Story” – real life struggles help students

I’m so sorry to hear that Ned Vizzini died. His movie about teenage anxiety and depression, “It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”, helped many of my high school students address their issues. “It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”, which was … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Survival: A Gifted Young Man’s Story of Depression

I am proud to know Eamonn Morris, a recently graduated gifted high school senior, who became painfully aware of his feelings of depression and anxiety, fought to make sense of them and seek meaning in them, and is receiving professional … Continue reading

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