Parents of Gifted Students and the Students themselves are often searching for a path to their future. When you are smart in school, quite often your teachers and guidance counselors move you in what they see as a logical direction. This writer recently attended a high school reunion, and in late evening discussions many felt the same thing, not because we were gifted but perhaps above average. When we were youngsters, the space program in the US was just getting off the ground. The key to our future seemed to be engineering. Many of us today think back and are able to say that we would have been mediocre or poor engineers because that was not our strength or passion. The following video hits the nail on the head. If asked, many young people inherently know the direction that will satisfy their strengths and passions. I strongly urge you to view the video about Spark……..