Activity Idea

A fabulous young follower of the BKKPEL page shared a link with games that they enjoy. Make sure to see: Brain Games and Riddles to Play in the Car.

It has also been added to the “Activities, Games, Fun links” option under the “Resources” tab on the BKKPEL page.  Thank you for sharing it with us!

Article: “What If Michael Phelps Trained in a Kiddie Pool?” By Natalie from the Planetsmarty site

Definitely something to ponder and share! An article by Natalie from the Planetsmarty.com site: “What If Michael Phelps Trained in a Kiddie Pool?”

Podcast: “Guiding Gifted Kids: James T. Webb: Family Confidential Podcast with Annie Fox”

Listen to a podcast run by Annie Fox from Family Confidential, Secrets of Successful Parenting, spoke with James T. Webb: “Guiding Gifted Kids: James T. Webb: Family Confidential Podcast with Annie Fox“.

Article: “Why are so many (smart!) kids missing this social skill?” By Paula Spencer Scott

Sometimes we all need a reminder, otherwise problematic shifts can happen: “Why are so many (smart!) kids missing this social skill?” By Paula Spencer Scott

Article: “Who says kids don’t have podcasts? Here are 18 choices from public radio” By Melody Kramer

Here is a great list of podcasts for kids: “Who says kids don’t have podcasts? Here are 18 choices from public radio” By Melody Kramer.

Article: “Why it Stinks to be Gifted in Schools Today” By Colleen Kessler

Another angle to consider, “Why it Stinks to be Gifted in Schools Today” By Colleen Kessler.

Article: “7 Reasons Teaching Kids to Write Is Hard, Especially When They’re Gifted” By Megan Maxwell-Smith

An issue that may sound familiar, and if so, this article has great insight: “7 Reasons Teaching Kids to Write Is Hard, Especially When They’re Gifted” By Megan Maxwell-Smith.

Article: “SOCIAL ISSUES AND ASYNCHRONOUS KIDS” By Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley

A great reminder, especially at the start of the school year, “Social issues and asynchronous kids” By Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley.

Learning opportunities: “Off-Trail Learning inspiration, community, and resources for self-directed young people”

A great site that can be used as an additional learning opportunity: “Off-Trail Learning inspiration, community, and resources for self-directed young people“.

Article: “Is your gifted teen socially isolated?” By Gail Post, Ph.D.

A great supportive breakdown on what to be aware of in your teen: “Is your gifted teen socially isolated?” By Gail Post, Ph.D. .