Perfectionism And Gifted Children

Author: Rosemary S. Callard-Szulgit, EdD,University at Buffalo; author, "Perfectionism and Gifted Children"
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610486803
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In her second edition of Perfectionism and Gifted Children, Callard-Szulgit provides practical insight into perfectionism, discussing why so many gifted children are perfectionists while also providing common sense solutions to the problems this presents. This book will be helpful to families and educators of gifted students, as well as to gifted children themselves. The expanded question and answer section will better help parents and teachers ease children’s anxieties and behaviors that stem from the problems of perfectionism. Appendixes list current associations and advocacy groups, Internet resources, journals and magazines that address the special needs of the gifted and talented.

Voices Of Perfectionism

Author: Patricia A. Schuler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788188267
Size: 68.92 MB
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Investigates the characteristics of perfectionistic gifted adolescents in a rural middle school, how they perceived their perfectionism, the influences on their perfectionism, & the consequences of their perfectionistic behaviors in the context of their rural middle school experiences. Qualitative & quantitative methods of data collection were employed to gather data from 20 gifted adolescents identified as having perfectionistic tendencies. Semi-structured interviews, record & document review, self-report teacher survey, & participant observation were used to identify factors that may influence the perceptions & behaviors of this population.

A Parent S Guide To Gifted Children

Author: James T. Webb
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0910707790
Size: 72.93 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.

The Social And Emotional Development Of Gifted Children

Author: Maureen Neihart
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618214861
Size: 56.97 MB
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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children remains the only book that provides a comprehensive summary of the empirical research on the social and emotional development of gifted children by leading authorities in the field. It includes several features that make it the leading text on what we know about the social and emotional development of gifted children. For example, it summarizes the most significant findings from the empirical research on the topic. It also includes noteworthy variations that have been observed across cultural groups or global contexts. Each chapter also provides a short description of the practical applications that can be made from the research. This second edition includes an entirely new section on the psychosocial aspects of talent development, as well as addresses the burgeoning interest and research base regarding gifted performance. The text also includes several new topics that have emerged from the research in the past decade, such as the neuroscience of talent development and motivation for talent development. This book is a service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children.

The Survival Guide For Parents Of Gifted Kids

Author: Sally Yahnke Walker
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575428652
Size: 31.93 MB
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Defines giftedness and discusses special quirks and problems that arise living with a gifted child, from a lack of neatness to the "too-smart mouth," and explains how parents can find the right programs and make school as rewarding as possible for gifted children.

The Survival Guide For Gifted Kids Revised Updated 3rd Edition

Author: Judy Galbraith, M.A.
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575426323
Size: 16.70 MB
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Based on 1,000 new surveys of gifted kids, this book is packed with fresh illustrations, quizzes, tips, and quotes, plus information on gifted brain development, technology, and self-esteem. Readers learn how to cope with high expectations, perfectionism, labels, bullying, friendships, and more. When many school gifted programs are scaling back, it’s more important than ever for kids to have this essential guide to growing up gifted.

Parenting Gifted Kids

Author: James R. Delisle
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.
ISBN: 9781593631796
Size: 54.88 MB
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Offers parents advice on raising gifted children, covering such topics as understanding a child's giftedness, dealing with perfectionism in gifted kids, and helping kids achieve their goals and dreams.

The Everything Parent S Guide To Raising A Gifted Child

Author: Robbins Med Herbert
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440530319
Size: 47.11 MB
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Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge. Gifted and exceptional children can seem self-sufficient, but it takes more than intelligence to lead a happy and fulfilling life. Your child need your support and advocacy in school, in social situations, and even at home. This guide shows you how to encourage and foster your gifted child from birth to adolescence, including information on How to determine if your child is gifted Options for school programs and activities Dealing with perfectionism and stress Setting realistic and healthy goals for your child Ensuring proper socialization and friendship Coping with jealousy and bullying from other children Packed with useful and professional advice, this is a reassuring guide to help your gifted child grow, thrive, and develop his talents.