Thursday, July 25, 2013

Are We Failing Our Geniuses?

Many thanks to those who recommended this article.

August 16, 2007, TIME Magazine article by John Cloud

"Any sensible culture would know what to do with Annalisee Brasil. The 14-year-old not only has the looks of a South American model but is also one of the brightest kids of her generation. When Annalisee was 3, her mother Angi Brasil noticed that she was stringing together word cards composed not simply into short phrases but into complete, grammatically correct sentences. After the girl turned 6, her mother took her for an IQ test. Annalisee found the exercises so easy that she played jokes on the testers--in one case she not only put blocks in the correct order but did ... "

Click here to read the article as posted on the Early Entrance Foundation's website.

Friday, July 19, 2013

GPS Approves Curriculum for Self-Contained Program


The parents of Gilbert Supporters of the Gifted are pleased with the Gilbert School Board’s recent decision to approve an engaging and challenging curriculum that has been field-tested to provide successful learning for gifted students.   We appreciate the time and effort of GPS staff to search out this specialized curriculum and also the time that was granted to parents for curriculum review.   We continue to appreciate the Gilbert School Board’s support for gifted education.   

We invite anyone who wishes to learn more about the unique needs of gifted students to click here and visit our website -