Helping Gifted Children Soar

Author: Carol Ann Strip
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707413
Size: 36.95 MB
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A guide to the many issues gifted children face that offers parents and teachers advice on identifying gifted children, helping them get the most of classroom programs, forming parent support groups, meeting social and emotional needs, and choosing the appropriate curriculum.

A Parent S Guide To Gifted Children

Author: James T. Webb
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707790
Size: 13.18 MB
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Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children, Peer relations, Sibling issues, Motivation and underachievement, Discipline Issues, Intensity, perfectionism, and stress, Idealism, unhappiness, and depression, Educational planning, Parenting concerns, Finding professional help. Book jacket.

Grandparents Guide To Gifted Children

Author: James T. Webb
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707685
Size: 51.59 MB
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Grandparents, with their greater life experience, will often realize?Xeven before the parents?Xthat a child is gifted, and that the child will need additional emotional and intellectual sustenance. Grandparents Guide to Gifted Children includes: ?XEarly signs of giftedness ?XSpecial needs of gifted children ?XAreas of concern ?XUnique roles of grandparents ?XBuilding a bond with a grandchild ?XMaximizing grandparenting ?XEducation plans ?XWhen a grandparent is the parent ?XLeaving a personal legacy

The Cluster Grouping Handbook A Schoolwide Model

Author: Susan Winebrenner
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575427834
Size: 45.10 MB
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In today’s standards-driven era, how can teachers motivate and challenge gifted learners and ensure that all students reach their potential—without major budget implications? This book provides a compelling answer: the Schoolwide Cluster Grouping Model (SCGM). The authors explain how the model differs from grouping practices of the past, and they present a roadmap for implementing, sustaining, and evaluating schoolwide cluster grouping. Practitioners will find a wealth of teacher-tested classroom strategies along with detailed information on identifying students for clusters, gaining support from parents, and providing ongoing professional development. Digital content features customizable reproducible forms and a PowerPoint presentation designed for in-service training.

Emotional Intensity In Gifted Students

Author: Christine Fonseca
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618214594
Size: 29.38 MB
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Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings provides a much-needed resource for parents and educators for understanding of why gifted children are so extreme in their behavior and how to manage the highs and lows that accompany emotional intensity. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, this revised and updated second edition contains additional chapters addressing temperament and personality development, as well as expanded role-plays and strategies designed to show parents and teachers how to interact and guide gifted children in a way that teaches them how to recognize, monitor, and adjust their behavior. Updated resources and worksheets make this practical resource a must-read for anyone wishing to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of gifted children.

Being Smart About Gifted Children

Author: Dona J. Matthews
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN:
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The 'mysteries' of giftedness are unveiled in this book. The authors invite parents and educators to step into the 'mystery' and 'mastery' models of gifted education, to learn ways of developing a child's natural abilities, and to understand controversy surrounding commonly held assumptions in the field. They demonstrate the necessity to match educational experiences with a child's needs at any given time, and then proceed to explain how to make that happen.

Smart Boys

Author: Barbara A. Kerr
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780910707435
Size: 50.69 MB
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Explores the relationship of special intellectual ability to the role of males in American society and describes the impact of giftedness on boys' academic and social adjustment.

Talking Your Way To The Top

Author: Gretchen S. Hirsch
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781591024613
Size: 59.93 MB
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Business communications expert Hirsch guides readers through the perils and pleasures of the spoken word on their way up the corporate ladder.

Creative Home Schooling

Author: Lisa Rivero
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN: 9780910707480
Size: 40.17 MB
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For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!