ERIC Number: EJ1091754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Sending Your Young Child off to School: Keep Calm and Carry On
Hertzog, Nancy B.
Parenting for High Potential, v3 n7 p2-3, 13 Jun-Jul 2014
What should parents of gifted young learners expect to see in the early grades? How can parents be supportive, yet advocate for their child's needs? After 25 years of working with parents of young children, the author offers some candid advice: Be kind, be gentle, and be relentless in the pursuit of challenge for the child. In this article the author discusses what a parent should do before their gifted young learner enters kindergarten in preparation of what to look for when choosing a class for their child.
Descriptors: Gifted, School Readiness, Kindergarten, Parenting Skills, Social Environment, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Creativity Tests
National Association for Gifted Children. 1331 H Street NW Suite 1001, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-785-4268; Fax: 202-785-4248; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nagc.org/php.aspx
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Kindergarten; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
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