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Back to school. Multiracial pupils of primary school are ready to study. Children in class room with teacher
Celeste Sodergren

Understanding Gifted Underachievement

The issues that lead to gifted underachievement are complex and often misunderstood. Learn about the myths that persist about gifted socio-emotional needs, discover what the research says, and explore ways to help students build healthy self-concepts. Leave with concrete strategies for the classroom to guide students toward their full potential.

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Brian L. Wright

Cultural Differences and Early Access Matter: Increasing Gifted and Talented Education Participation for Underrepresented Students

This article discusses the invaluable need to focus on equity and how culture matters in all aspects of GATE recruitment and retention efforts beginning in early childhood—identification and assessment, social-emotional and psychological needs and development, and curriculum and instruction.

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Christine Fonseca

Stress, Anxiety and Gifted Children: Strategies to Help Children Thrive

Even before the global pandemic, maladaptive stress and anxiety were on the rise. Gifted children are particularly at-risk related to their high emotional sensitivity. In this workshop, the presenter offers specific strategies to help gifted youth reframe stress from maladaptive to adaptive, and move past the hold of anxiety.

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Colin Seale

Connected But Disconnected: Building Meaningful Relationships in Culturally Responsive Distance Learning Environments

Real connection requires more than wifi and a device. For students most impacted by the inequities of school closures, creating authentic learning experiences that affirm their identity and allow them to truly connect has a heightened importance. Learn tools to create this environment in this interactive workshop.

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Krystal K. Goree

Ever Forward: An Interview With Ashanti Branch

As the Founder and Executive Director of Ever Forward Club, Ashanti Branch looks back on his past and shares his dreams for the future.

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C. Matthew Fugate

Increasing the Visibility of the Needs of Girls Who Are Gifted With ADHD

This article examines how gifted girls with ADHD cope with academic and social pressures associated with their middle and high school years.