Finding your Tribe to Not Only Survive…But Thrive

Guest Blogger Volume 8 What is a tribe? Throughout history, humans have self-organized into tribes…


What No One Ever Tells You About Grade Skipping

Volume 7 Academic acceleration for gifted students can take many forms but one of the most controversial is whole grade acceleration, commonly known…


How I Respond to Awkward Comments About My Child’s Giftedness

Volume 6 Strangers and family members alike sometimes say offensive, confusing or awkward things to parents when the subject of giftedness comes up.…


Home School “Hacks” Part 1

Volume 5 As a mom who has been homeschooling her son for fewer than 30 days, I’m hardly qualified to share hacks with parents who have been their…


Why Parents Hate the Label Gifted

Volume 4 I would like to meet the person (or committee more likely) who first used the word ‘gifted’ to describe high ability children. I would tell…


Why Gifted Children Worry

From Polar Shifts to Nuclear War; Why Gifted Children Worry

Volume 3 Polish psychologist Kazimierz Dabrowski identified five areas of increased sensitivities more prevalent in those with higher intellectual…


5 Things Parents of Gifted Kids Wish Every Teacher Understood

Volume 2 1. Our children have a “rage to learn,” not perform. Gifted children are the stewards of their own learning and we parents are just the…


How the National Center for Gifted Services Came to Be

How the National Center for Gifted Services Came to Be

Volume 1 Hi, I’m Chris Croll, founder of the National Center for Gifted Services.  The Center launched in 2017 with the goal of developing a resource…