Tag Archives: social & emotional

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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Raising Awareness About Gifted In SW Colorado

I visited beautiful Durango, Colorado to conduct two days of gifted training sessions.  It was organized by Betsey Krill, Coordinator of Gifted Ed SJBOCES and SW Gifted Education Regional Consultant.  I got to meet with and train people from Durango, … Continue reading

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Education Reform Getting Boost From Unlikely Supporter

Who would think that a proponent of education improvement and reform would be George Lucas, the famous Hollywood director and Star Wars creator!  “As a father I’ve felt the imperative to transform schooling even more urgently.” When asked by Forbes … Continue reading

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Top Names In Giftedness Gather At SENG Summit

Photos from the recent SENG Summit in Seattle.  Here I am with Jim Webb, the “father of SENG” – he started it all.  Jim was a keynote speaker at this year’s event and is a regular presenter each year.  He … Continue reading

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Poker Player Has Advice On How To Be Successful – SENG Summit Day Three

The final day of the SENG Summit featured the daily keynote presentation titled “No Limits” from Phil Gordon.  He’s known as a poker guy but he’s a role model for how one can be the best one can be, and … Continue reading

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SENG Summit Rolls On In Seattle – Day Two

A highlight from my second day at the SENG Summit in Seattle was Victoria Ragsdell’s talk titled Obsession:  The Gift and How to Use It. This talk was different from the usual topics at SENG conferences.  The topic was how … Continue reading

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Gifted Conference Brings Together Parents, Educators and Mental Health Professionals

I’m looking forward to the upcoming SENG Summit in Seattle July 15-17.  I’m excited that there is a high profile conference, with attendees from all over the USA and a few international visitors, where all of the sessions are about … Continue reading

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