Parenting for High Potential

Parenting for High Potential is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from June

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children
Webb, James T., Gore, Janet L., Amend, Edward R., and DeVries, Arlene R. (2007) A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press. ISBN 13:978-0-910707-52-7, $24.95. (Also available in hardcover, $32.95). Reviewed by Cassie Peterson,...
Boredom in School? Differentiated Instruction Can Alleviate It
Editor's Note. This column is the third in a new series in which leaders in the field of Gifted Education will address significant issues and topics on the national scene and discuss their specific implications for high-ability students. Please let us...
Communicating with Decision Makers
This is a continuing series of columns on effective advocacy. We thank Dr. Julia Link Roberts, Chair of the NAGC legislative committee, and Tracy Ford Inman, both of Western Kentucky University, for preparing this series.Perhaps the most remarkable -...
Discovering the Next Superstar: Exploring Drama, Theater, and Acting with Children
Discovering the Next Superstar: Exploring Drama, Theater, and Acting with ChildrenOur Learning at Home column provides ideas and resources for you to draw on at home to support, enrich, and expand learning. We extend thanks to Dr. Holly Hertberg-Davis...
Garden-Ologist!
Want to be a garden-ologist? Want to know what that is first? Well, we made up that word, but we think it-really ought to be in the dictionary. A garden-ologist is a person who loves to garden and plant and work with nature but someone who also wants...
I'm a Kid, Mom, Not a Robot: What High-Ability Children Want Their Parents to Know about Them
What does your high-ability child want you to know about who he or she really is? How sure are you?Books about bright children frequendy include lists of characteristics to describe these youngsters' intellectual, social, emotional, and academic behaviors,...
Music, Maestro, Please
Have you ever gotten a song stuck in your head and found yourself singing it over and over and over? Do you tap beats out on your table, with a pencil, with your finger, or with anything else you can find? Do you find yourself learning new material by...
Php's Parenting Forum
NAGC provides a Parent Resource Specialist service, whose role involves supporting parents and others who advocate for appropriate and challenging educational opportunities for high-potential children and youth. Our Parent Resource Specialist, Dr. Robin...
Raising Bright Children in a Scary World
Once again, bloody images of a school shooting flashed across national news as parents, families, and friends grieved the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech. No matter how hard we try to protect our children, no place seems safe or exempt from violence....
The Role of Parents in Helping Gifted Children with Learning Problems
As a gifted child who tested at 155 on a full-scale IQ battery at age 10, Heather has always done well in elementary school although she experienced some difficulty with math. In middle school she encountered stronger problems in math, but was tutored...

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