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  • In Search Of A Liberal Arts Education For The Modern Era

    Since Aristotle, the interconnected domains of human activity in technology, philosophy, culture, economy, and society have undergone certain changes — some minor, and some of a radical significance.What do the modern liberal arts consist of? Shouldn’t we update them to reflect those changes?

  • 7 Stoic Meditations To Get The Most Out Of Today And Life

    Here are 7 meditations I selected that will help you get the most out of your life and that I think you’ll love. Enjoy!

  • Unraveling Human Excellence

    What drives success? In this article, Dr. Brian Davidson unravels a new theory to explain human excellence.

  • The Liberal Academy

    A look at the notion that the academy is biased against conservative faculty and proposals to address this concern.

  • Creating a Culture Where It’s Cool to Be Smart

    This article by Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster on nurturing children’s intelligence and creativity was first published in 2009 in Gifted Education International. It was also the frontispiece in Roeper Review, and was featured at Education News. In light of Michelle Obama’s focus on educational reforms, see how and why the messages in this article still resonate strongly today.

  • Get in Shape

    Getting in shape physically and improving creativity have much in common. Mainly, we are so good at making excuses as to why we can't do it!

  • Does Giftedness Matter?

    If we truly care about supporting exquisite sensitivity to the environment, as well as any other dimension of giftedness, we could do better to define the terms, define the measurement, and define the interventions, so that we can give help to the specific population of children who would really benefit from the support.

  • Too Invested in Your Child’s Activities and Performance?

    How involved should parents be in their children’s activities? Young and aspiring artists, musicians, athletes, and scholars experience challenges as they strive to achieve. So, what comprises too much or too little parental involvement? What’s just right? Here are some guidelines.

  • The Lure of Kids’ Extracurricular Activities:  The Impact, and Answers to Parents’ Questions

    School resumes, and kids are registering for all kinds of extracurricular programs. However, many parents have concerns about relevance and suitability, including the content, costs, benefits, and demands of these activities, wondering which ones are appropriate for their child. Here are some considerations and guidelines.

  • Overcome Procrastination! 5 Suggestions for Kids

    Procrastination can affect a child’s achievement, relationships with family and friends, happiness, creativity, and more. Yet kids still procrastinate—for many reasons. Here are 5 strategies they can use to overcome procrastination tendencies.