Christa Novelli lives in Colorado with her husband and two children. She serves as one of the Gifted Children’s Coordinators for Denver Mensa and has written extensively about education and gifted children. Christa holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master's degree in Public Health from the University of Northern Colorado. Her writing has been published online and in Mothering magazine.
Gifted adolescents often find themselves with poor study strategies due to years of coasting through school without needing to develop good study skills. Study Strategies for Accelerated Learners suggests both practical techniques for studying and tools for overcoming the mental blocks that can come with being gifted such as low frustration tolerance and perfectionism.