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Cognition Without Control – ADHD, Gifted IQ, and the Learning-Performance Trade-Off

Eide Neurolearning Blog: Cognition Without Control – ADHD, Gifted IQ, and the Learning-Performance Trade-Off “Late prefrontal development clearly has some negative consequences for childhood behavior. Yet despite this, there are many examples of learning tasks (e.g., language acquisition)at which children do better than adults…we propose that these differences may reflect the costs and benefits of … Continue reading

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What is asynchronous development?

Gifted 101: What is asynchronous development? Anyone who has worked with children knows that the idea of the “normal” child is a fiction. All children are asynchronous in some area of development. They learn to walk early, learn to ride a bicycle late, learn to read early, learn their multiplication tables late. Gifted children, however, … Continue reading

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Everyone likes the idea of equal opportunity. This economist thinks it’s a fantasy.

Washington Post: Everyone likes the idea of equal opportunity. This economist thinks it’s a fantasy By Dyland Matthews His new book, “The Son Also Rises” (Clark is a big fan of Hemingway puns), traces families with particular surnames to measure social mobility over the course of hundreds of years in England, the United States, Sweden, … Continue reading

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An Interview with James T. Webb: Searching For Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment and Hope

Education News: An Interview with James T. Webb: Searching For Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment and Hope By Michael Shaughnessy … “The title of your book is Searching for Meaning. Do you find that gifted kids, adolescents and adults are searching for meaning in their lives, or this world? Yes, this is something that I … Continue reading

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«Han hadde vannet et tre nederst i skolegården i lang tid allerede. Med tårene sine»

VG: «Han hadde vannet et tre nederst i skolegården i lang tid allerede. Med tårene sine» Moren Lena Ronge forteller i denne artikkelen fra VG om sin sønns vanskelige skoleår. Historien er typisk for et høybegavet barn som opplever å ikke bli sett på skolen av sine pedagoger, og opplever å bli isolert fra sine … Continue reading

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Gifted and Talented – High intelligence is a special need – so treat it that way

tes.co.uk: Gifted and Talented – High intelligence is a special need – so treat it that way By Adi Bloom Stretch students with advanced work, academics tell schools Bright children should be given the same individual attention as students with special educational needs (SEN) and should be allowed to skip school years in order to … Continue reading