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had read about “giftedness” in children, but I didn't really
understand what that meant. Don’t all children have gifts and talents?
After further reading on the subject of giftedness, I had the Woodcock-Johnson
Achievement test administered. It was an early indicator of just how gifted
my student was. He showed that he had abilities far above “the norm”
in several areas. The test administrator suggested that my student was
“highly gifted” in some areas and “off the charts”
in other areas. The Stanford-Binet test was recommended at the time, but
I deferred that suggestion for another day as I wasn’t really sure
what that would tell me. Naturally, at that point in my life, I shared
the Woodcock-Johnson information with the school. Surely they would be
able to educate a student that was “highly gifted” in some
areas. They presented some ideas that didn’t feel right to me, but
even more interesting was that the school claimed that they only “taught
to” an IQ of 120. To this day I still don’t understand what
In the Fall of 2009, my student went to the college of his choice and studied in the field of his choice. In May of 2014, my student graduated in his field of Engineering and he was hired while completing his last semester of college. As of 2022 he is working with that same corporation in his field using that degree."We did it!"
In 2021, I published a book that details what we did and how we did it for the middle school years. I intend to follow that book with a description of what we did in the upper school years and the path we took to college.
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