Learning About Gifted Kids

To fully understand gifted kids, it's important to learn about what it means to be gifted, to know just what giftedness is.

Understanding the concepts can help you better understand your child and your child's needs.

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Books on Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children


Some gifted children are frequently highly sensitive. Others are quite perfectionistic. These qualities can make life hard for these children. These books can help you help your child.

Books : Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?
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Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?
by: Maureen Neihart, Sally Reis, Nancy Robinson, Sidney Moon

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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? offers an examination of the essential topics teachers, parents, and researchers need to know about the social and emotional development of gifted children.

Instigated by a task force convened by the National Association for Gifted Children and written by leading scholars in the field of gifted education, the book includes chapters on peer pressure and social acceptance, resilience, delinquency, and underachievement. The book also summarizes several decades worth of research on special populations, including minority, learning-disabled, and gay and lesbian gifted students.

Concise, comprehensive, meticulously researched, and wide-ranging in its coverage, The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? is essential reading for those who wish to enable gifted students to develop their strengths and encourage them to make the contributions of which they are capable.


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Books : When Gifted Kids Don't Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs
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When Gifted Kids Don't Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs
by: Judy Galbraith M.A., Ph.D. Jim Delisle

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Gifted kids are so much more than test scores and grades. Still, it’s sometimes difficult to see past the potential to the child who may be anxious, lonely, confused, or unsure of what the future might bring. This book, now fully revised with updated information and new survey quotes, offers practical suggestions for addressing the social and emotional needs of gifted students. The authors present ways to advocate for gifted education; help gifted underachievers, perfectionists, and twice-exceptional students; and provide all gifted kids with a safe, supportive learning environment. Complete with engaging stories, strategies, activities, and resources, this book is for anyone committed to helping gifted students thrive. Includes online digital content.



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