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Gifted Education

Empowering Gifted Girls

Image link. Do the sexes differ in intelligence? What are the implications for gifted education? Read the article at Deccan Herald. Follow me on Instagram for daily book excerpts, short book reviews, and my experiences with books and reading.

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Book review Politics

Letter from a Region in My Mind (1962)

Letter from a Region in My Mind (1962) combines eloquent personal accounts of experiencing racism, with authoritative perspectives on the origins and prognosis of the problem

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Gifted Education

The Gifted Underachiever

Image link. On the face of it, this seems impossible. How can a child be both gifted and an under-achiever? Read the article at Deccan Herald. Follow me on Instagram for daily book excerpts, short book reviews, and my experiences with books and reading.

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Book review

Crime and Punishment (1866)

Crime and Punishment (1866) is an astute analysis of the distinction between moral thinking and moral feeling, and an ode to the power of love to redeem the forsaken

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Gifted Education

Twice-Exceptional Learners: Gifted Children with Disabilities

Image source. We need special efforts to identify and address the needs of twice-exceptional children. Read the full article at Deccan Herald. Follow me on Instagram for daily book excerpts, short book reviews, and my experiences with books and reading.

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Environment History Science What I read

Collapse Narrates How Historical and Contemporary Societies Have Succeeded, and Have Failed, to Live in Ecological Harmony

Via case-studies across history, Collapse offers a series of engrossing narratives, informed by impressive scholarship across multiple disciplines. Collapse illustrates how fragile is the balance between a society and its ecological environment; and offers actionable lessons in how we, as citizens, can demand that our own societies function more sustainably.

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Short story

Vocation

A series of loosely linked vignettes engaging with alienation. This story was featured in The Right-Eyed Deer.

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Gifted Education

Identifying Gifted Children

Image credit. A few weeks ago, in this column, we discussed why it is important to train our teachers in gifted education. We must address the advanced learning needs of high-ability children, not leave them to fend for themselves.  Read the full article at Deccan Herald. Follow me on Instagram for daily book excerpts, short […]

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Environment History Science What I read

Guns, Germs, And Steel

Why is it that Eurasians colonised the Americas? Why, until European colonisation, did the Americas lag behind the Old World in population density and social organisation? Jared Diamond explores the far-reaching consequences of geographical differences on the emergence of densely populated, militaristic civilisations in Eurasia vs. the Americas.

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Flash story Microstory

One Day

A series of ten vignettes set in an Indian metropolis. The vignettes follow different individuals in different settings, over the course of one day.