ERIC Number: ED224263
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers.
Webb, James T.; And Others
The book addresses common concerns of parents regarding the emotional needs of gifted children. Chapter I gives an overview of giftedness along with underlying myths and stereotypes that exist about gifted childre. Chapters II through XII focus on specific characteristics, frequently occurring problems, and particular suggestions for modifying behaviors. Topics covered include the following: identification and testing of the gifted, motivation, discipline, stress management, communication of feelings, peer relationships, tradition breaking, depression, and parent relationships. Written by the mother of a gifted child, Chapter XIII gives a perspective on the parent's experience and touches on schooling, testing, dealing with educators, and private schooling. Chapter XIV contains an annotated bibliography of 44 resources including journals, periodicals, books, and articles. A final chapter lists associations and advocacy groups for gifted children. (SW)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Depression (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Peer Relationship, Preschool Education, Stress Variables, Student Needs, Student Problems, Talent Identification, Testing
Ohio Psychology Publishing Co., 5 E. Long St., Suite 610, Columbus, OH 43215 ($11.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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