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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.