Joanne Foster, EdD Column: Fostering Kids' Success

Joanne Foster, EdD is a parent, teacher, gifted education specialist, university instructor, educational consultant, and award-winning author. She conducts teacher-training workshops, gives presentations to educators and parent organizations in local, national, and international forums, and serves on several advisory committees concerning children’s education and development. She is co-author (with Dona Matthews) of the award-winning Being Smart about Gifted Education (2009), and Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids (2014). She is the author of Not Now, Maybe Later: Helping Children Overcome Procrastination (2015). She writes a series of feature articles for the journal Parenting for High Potential, and her writing has been featured in many other publications around the world. Dr. Foster teaches Educational Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto where she also provides leadership in the areas of giftedness and high-level development. 

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