There’s nothing that elicits more conversation among parents than a mention of applying to private schools. Few topics evoke such strong and varied emotions. Stress, anxiety, confusion, worry, fear, and even the occasional nightmare accompany the process these days. But it wasn’t always this … [Read more...] about Do You Have to be Gifted to go to a Top Dallas Private School?
The Five Levels of Giftedness
The label of ‘gifted’ is assigned once a psychologist - or another person who is qualified to administer and interpret IQ tests - has evaluated a child with an intelligence test, most commonly one the Wechsler tests (WPPSI, WISC, or WAIS). IQ scores for our population fall along a bell-shaped … [Read more...] about The Five Levels of Giftedness
My last blog post was about how to tell if your child may be gifted. It begs the question - what is gifted? In truth, there is no universally-accepted definition of gifted. For some, being gifted could mean having an extraordinary ability in, say, music, art, or athletics. Others might argue that … [Read more...] about Defining Gifted
How Can I Tell if My Child is Gifted?
Parents have many hopes and dreams for their children. Whether reality or just our imaginations, we as parents want to believe that our kids are extraordinary - that they will become a prestigious doctor, lawyer, or athlete. But when it comes to intelligence, only a small percentage of every … [Read more...] about How Can I Tell if My Child is Gifted?