Improve your teaching: Academically exceptional
(otherwise known by that horrible term - "gifted")

Homepage of "Gifted Ireland is a meeting point for parents, teachers and adults interested in supporting and exploring the needs of gifted children and adults in Ireland."
Homepage for the academically exceptional students in Ireland - lots of links and ideas
Lots of accounts out there of parents with children in this category - here is just one. Education only features a little, but it's not too comforting.
Series of three inter-related blog posts    
A headmaster's take on the issue Blogpost from
So, what does ‘gifted’ mean anyway? .From the learning spy
Carol Dweck on the "gifted curse" While most parents would love to have a brilliant child, Mindset author Carol Dweck warns that fixing them with that label can backfire and limit their healthy development. YouTube. 1 minute
Gifted Children Get Ignored in School Despite Huge Future Contribution to Society Blogpost from psychologist Jeremy Dean at
School May Pose Challenges For Gifted Kids, Too, Study Says “There’s this idea that gifted students don’t really need any help”.
From Rebecca Klein in