ERIC Number: ED223047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
The Most-Asked Questions about Gifted Children: Answers for Parents and Educators.
Fehrle, Carl C.; And Others
Intended for both parents and educators, the booklet offers answers to the questions parents ask about their gifted children. The 64 questions are divided into 6 major categories--definitions of giftedness, ways to help parents identify gifted children, schooling for the gifted child, understanding gifted children, help for the gifted child, and discipline. Specific topics covered by the questions include the following: areas of giftedness, problems faced by gifted children, special programs for the gifted, identification of the gifted preschooler, interpretation of the intelligence quotient, the relationship between intelligence and achievement, children from deprived home environments, school selection, the role of senior citizens with the gifted, the accelerated program, characteristics of special programs, boredom in the gifted child, awareness of career possibilities for the gifted child, development of creative reading skills, dealing with the gifted child, the differences in creativity between males and females, involvement of parents and other community members in the gifted program, pitfalls for parents of the gifted, counseling for gifted children, television and the gifted child, motivation of the gifted child, emotional development, ways to deal with behavioral problems, strategies for dealing with discipline problems, techniques for parents in dealing with a child's discipline problem, and school counseling for the gifted. A selected reading list and information on ordering publications complete the booklet. (SW)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Definitions, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Parent Role, Special Programs, Student Characteristics, Talent Identification, Teaching Methods
Extension Publications, 222 S. 5th St., University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 (UED-68, $2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Program of Continuing Professional Education.