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Jill M. Olthouse is a first year Assistant Professor at West Virginia University. She taught for three years at Bridges Community Academy, a school for the gifted; there, she used a variety of online curriculum providers. Her research interests are gifted education, literacy, and technology. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Jill M. Olthouse, Department of Special Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506.
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