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How to approach gifted education … from the perspective of a gifted child

Mar 26, 2021

By: Dr. Philip "Reef" Morse II, PhD
Teacher and Computer Instructor

Evan and his family first became aware of his giftedness at the end of fifth grade


Gifted children & the pandemic: protecting emotional health

Feb 19, 2021

By: Kiyo Morse
Head of School, Steppingstone, School for Gifted Education

Gifted children & the pandemic: protecting emotional health


A parent’s path to recognizing giftedness in their child

Jan 29, 2021

By: Dr. Philip "Reef" Morse II, PhD
Teacher and Computer Instructor

A parent’s path to recognizing giftedness in their child


Why Can't They Loosen Up? Intensities of Gifted Youth

Feb 8, 2019

By: Dr. Christie McWilliams
Gifted Education Consultant

On the surface, raising a gifted child sounds easier than the norm.


Gifted Children and Hurricanes: Why Category Matters

May 21, 2018

By: Dr. Christie McWilliams
Gifted Education Consultant

You may now be wondering, what do hurricanes have to do with gifted children? Certainly any child, not just a gifted one, can cause destruction and induce anxiety and the occasional desire to flee, but there is an important parallel between hurricanes and gifted children.


What Does Being Gifted Really Mean?

Jan 26, 2018

By: Dr. Christie McWilliams
Gifted Education Consultant

Welcome to the Michigan State University GATE program’s blog! Offering insight into the nature of giftedness and suggestions for parenting gifted youth, this blog complements GATE’s mission: to support gifted students as they develop intellectually, cultivate social relationships, and expand their understanding of the world.