A version of this blog first appeared in Parenting for High Potential (March 2019)
Mark Hess is a gifted resource teacher in Colorado Springs. He is the president of the Pikes Peak Association for Gifted Students and board member for the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented. 
Scott J. Peters is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
THE HIGH FLYER post is by Brandon L. Wright, Editorial Director of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
A version of THE HIGH FLYER post first appeared on the Gifted Alliance website.