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Why Smart Girls Underachieve and How To Encourage Them To Be High Achievers

Why Smart Girls Underachieve and How To Encourage Them To Be High Achievers

  Creating strong, capable women who are high achievers starts not only at home but also in the classroom. When many smart girls encounter a new or difficult challenge, they often believe that they will be unsuccessful, so they give up. Smart Girls underachieve for a bunch of reasons! Have you ever noticed this pattern, […]

IS YOUR CLASS CLOWN GIFTED? – NEGATIVE TRAITS OF GIFTED KIDS

IS YOUR CLASS CLOWN GIFTED? – NEGATIVE TRAITS OF GIFTED KIDS class clown might be gifted

What is a gifted kid? Has anyone told you one of your students is gifted and you thought, “No Way!”?  We all have preconceived ideas about the concept of giftedness. For example, many people believe they all make straight A’s, are well behaved and motivated.  While many gifted kids display these behaviors, your class clown […]