Am I the Only One Who Feels Like This?
One way to help lift “the weight of the world” from emotionally gifted children is to let them contribute to a cause where they can help oth
Touched by Beauty
In her review of Charlotte’s story, Lyndelle Sherrin says, “Children encouraged to develop their emotional giftedness are a treasure, enrich
Return to Sender!
Emotionally gifted children can tackle big issues – the environment, pain, people in need and poverty-stricken communities. They can make a
Sabotaged - Almost
The group could not be coerced to work cooperatively. Lion showed no empathy. She couldn’t even act politely. No-one seemed to appreciate
Stumped! by a Deep Question
Emotionally gifted children ask questions too; but often they are at a deeper level, as they grapple with moral and ethical dilemmas. Their
Nice One, Chevron!
Chevron is so full of life. His neural pathways light up when he explores and investigates. His passion can’t be bottled. Alan Thompson s
In The Moment!
Csikszentmihalyi explains this concept of flow so well in his graph. Ability without challenge leads to boredom. Challenge without the com
You've Got This
Rachel Downie, a visual arts teacher, says we should be “careful not to divorce our kids from their natural aptitudes through their educatio
Odd Man Out
As adults, whenever and wherever we find gifted children, let’s help them feel accepted. Like the odd shaped jigsaw piece, let’s help them