Debunking the myth attached to ‘Gifted Children’ to help build an harmonious and inclusive community

I recently received some concerns expressed by a woman who had read one of my articles on ‘gifted’ children. I have transcribed some of her thoughts below: “I have a really hard time with the term, “Gifted” children. I know what it means but I always thought that it was the wrong way to express …

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“It doesn’t matter”… Finding new healthy ways to acknowledge children’s problems

‘Mon bébé, j’ai perdu mon bébé! Mon bébé, j’ai perdu mon bébé…’ The little girl of almost 3 years old greets me with these words as I just arrive this Friday morning. She is going down the stairs, and does not meet me with her usual smiles nor saying my name, something is troubling her. …

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“But why?”

Last Saturday, I led my first field-trip about Non-Violence, illustrated by the three portraits of Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandela. The assistance was composed of children- only boys for this one- between 6 years old and 9 years old, of different nationalities. I was most impressed by the level of interest of …

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