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Helping Talent Bloom: How to Recognize and Nourish the 5 Developmental Stages of Talent

  • September 18, 2021
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Via Zoom


  • Includes access to video recording for four months after the event.

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Helping Talent Bloom: How to Recognize and Nourish the 5 Developmental Stages of Talent

Presenter: Angel Selden

September 18, 2021

9:30am - 11:30am Online via Zoom

*Registration Required

$10 for MCGT Members

$20 for Non-members (Become a Member)

When I bought my first house, I was most excited about planting a garden. I couldn’t wait to harvest my own tastier, nutrient-dense produce. Alas, the only reward for all the money and hard work was a few sugar snap peas and mealy tomatoes. What went wrong? Were they bad seeds? No, I lacked the knowledge and skills to cultivate the environment needed to produce fruit.


Many seeds of talent never reach fruition because of a lack of knowledge of the nature of talent, as well as principles of talent development. As an apple seed looks and behaves nothing like a fully grown apple tree, a kernel of talent looks nothing like and requires different care than its fully developed counterpart. 


In this interactive workshop, Angel Selden will share with you 12 fundamental principles of the master talent cultivator, from seed to fruition. You will leave with ideas for your particular child, which you can implement immediately after the workshop.


Angel Selden has been researching education and homeschooling her four children for 19 years with an organic, holistic approach, in harmony with the principles gleaned from her research. Angel taught English in Russia in 1999 and Ukraine in 2003. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brigham Young University in 2003. She organized homeschool conferences in Minnesota for seven years before creating her master class, Mentoring Organic Learners, and GeniusLog 300, a tool for parents to curate their own curriculum using the great works of humanity, available on NourishingGenius.com. Her essay-memoir 5,000 Stories: One Mother’s Quest to Ditch School and Nourish Genius is published in the book Why I Love Homeschooling Neurodiverse Kids, available on Amazon. She currently resides in her old childhood home in Minnesota. 

Financial assistance is available from the Betty Johnson Scholarship Fund: Families with gifted and talented children should not be restricted in their participation in MCGT activities because of limited funds. Therefore, the MCGT Board will accept requests for financial assistance which would enable families to attend events sponsored by MCGT, such as the annual conference or mini-conferences. MCGT also accepts requests for financial assistance for MCGT membership fees. 

If you would like to submit a request for financial assistance from the Betty Johnson Scholarship Fund for a MCGT membership or event, please contact the MCGT office at info@mcgt.net.

Questions? Email info@mcgt.net

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