Out of Sync
Essays on Giftedness
Stephanie S. Tolan
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Out of Sync is a collection of essays and talks by gifted children advocate Stephanie S. Tolan. It chronicles her journey as a concerned mother as she sought help for her gifted son to have a school experience that matched his intellectual ability and pace of learning. In the process, Tolan helped establish the Columbus Group and played a major part in reshaping the thinking about giftedness.
Included is Tolan’s essay “Is It a Cheetah?” which is renowned for its power and worldwide influence.