Parenting for High Potential

Parenting for High Potential is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 5, December

Do's and Don'ts for Motivating Your High-Ability Child
At Parent Day during NAGC's 2016 Convention in Orlando, FL, scholars and parents Del Siegle and Betsy McCoach shared successful strategies and practices for motivating gifted children.AVOID SABOTAGEBe careful of-even inadvertently-sabotaging your children's...
Helping Your Child Manage Stress through Mindfulness
SHARE THIS PULLOUT SECTION WITH YOUR CHILDREN!Let's face it: The task of raising gifted children can be daunting! As a parent of six adult gifted kids and grandmother of eight (soon to be 10), I know only too well the struggles and the joys of gifted...
Ideas for Investigation
Want to explore more? Now it's your turn!PRACTICEThe Number Line: 5-3-1Try this easy-to-remember practice that combines care for self as well as others.5 Spend five minutes engaged in one of the mindful awareness practices.3 Create a list of three things...
Nurturing Gifted Girls' Self-Concept and Academics at Home
Ronda Rousey, an Olympian and former UFC champion, destroyed the fighting world's glass ceiling, bringing women into a sport whose own president had previously stated would never welcome women. Gifted both athletically and academically, Rousey credits...
Q & A
Q. My 4th grader was identified and participated in a gifted and talented program in Texas, but we recently moved to Michigan. I am told he doesn't qualify for the gifted program. What can we do?This situation is more common than you might think. The...
STRESSED OUT? Mindfulness Works
What's it like growing up in today's world? For someone like you, it might mean a busy day filled with a long commute to school, six or seven hours of classroom instruction, a few hours of after school activities, then homework and recreation. Electronic...
The Need for Second Language Learning
Since the 1700s, the study of world languages has long been a valued component of a rich liberal arts education. However, an insidious shift began in the early 21st century with the decline in local resources for second language course offerings. The...
The Power We Hold in Our Hands
Each fall as we launch another school year, I have numerous opportunities to speak to new teachers. Some are new to the profession. Some are veterans but new to my school district. I used to struggle to come up with a message that I thought would be...
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