Gifted youth need to start planning for college before the eighth grade. Why so early, when most teens don’t start until their junior or senior year? Because they need to develop an academic plan for course selection in middle school and high school. Parents, you should help with these plans and continue to discuss goals throughout your child’s secondary school career. … [Read more...] about College Won’t Wait—Start Planning Early
In rural towns, inner cities, and other communities with limited resources, gifted students often find that the selection of school courses does not meet their needs for variety and academic challenge. Many high schools have too few students enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP) classes to continue offering them. Other students find that the AP courses they wish to take conflict with required courses or other activities. Students who are homeschooled also search for ways to learn more advanced … [Read more...] about Online AP Exam Prep
Parent Question: My four-year-old is exceptionally bright. Should I have my child tested? If so, when? Do you recommend a particular test? Expert Answer: By all means, have your child assessed. … [Read more...] about Should I have my exceptionally bright four-year-old tested?