Category: Teaching Gifted Students

Practical resources and articles on how to teach gifted kids in ways that will help them flourish.

5 Thoughts to Help You Parent a Perfectionist

0 Comments June 29, 2020

I have a gifted perfectionist in my home. (Well, more than one, if I want to look in the mirror.) Parenting such a kiddo can be overwhelming, so when WAETAG (Washington Association for Educators of the Talented and Gifted) offered a webinar on the subject, I hurried to register. The speaker was Lisa Van Gemert, […]

PATH talks with Scouting BSA about working with gifted students

0 Comments March 19, 2019

Exciting news! I recently was invited by Scouting BSA (formerly called Boy Scouts of America) to give a presentation to all the units in our region about how to work with gifted kids in the scouting program. It was a whirlwind overview in which I introduced them to what being gifted actually means, why the […]

Linda Silverman’s Advice to Tahoma

0 Comments March 13, 2019

I recently attended a lecture by Linda Silverman, one of the leading experts in the field of gifted education. (See my notes: Part 1, Part 2).  After the lecture, I had the opportunity to ask her about Tahoma’s current middle school needs: Q: We have an opportunity provide input to our district regarding the first […]

High School Site Plan Report

0 Comments December 6, 2018

The strategic plan that Tahoma High School presented to guide their 2019-2020 school year focus.

Secondary Site Plans


Middle School Site Plan Report


The strategic plans that Summit Trail and Maple View middle schools presented to guide their 2019-2020 school year focus.

Tahoma SD’s Official Highly Capable web page

0 Comments October 16, 2018

Gifted Guru

0 Comments October 10, 2018

Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS)

0 Comments October 3, 2018

Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP)