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Mohammed, Amra – Parenting for High Potential, 2018
Twice-exceptional (2E) students are those who demonstrate a gift or talent in one or more areas and have a disability in another area. One identifying characteristic of 2E children is asynchronous development, or the display of unusual talent or maturity in one or more areas alongside a struggle to develop in other areas. Asynchronous development…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Children, Gifted
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Lutostanski, Scott – Parenting for High Potential, 2018
Finding an enjoyable, exciting, and engaging activity for gifted students can be a challenging balancing act. While parents want their children to become active and involved, they may face setbacks as they try to find the right fit, with some gifted children grappling with poor fine and gross motor abilities. While a high percentage of gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Athletics, Team Sports, Aquatic Sports
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Gehris, Jeffrey S.; Simpson, Amelia Chloe; Baert, Helena; Robinson, Leah E.; MacDonald, Megan; Clements, Rhonda; Logan, Sam; Schneider, Sharon – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
Research has shown that children's levels of physical activity are set at an all-time low, which can lead to health problems such as obesity and diabetes. So, what can parents do to ensure that their child gets enough physical activity each day? This booklet answers that question and explains why the key to helping a child be more physically…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Parent Role, Skill Development, Psychomotor Skills
Maguire-Fong, Mary Jane; Peralta, Marsha – Teachers College Press, 2018
Infants invite those caring for them to join as companions on an incredible journey. "Infant and Toddler Development from Conception to Age 3" is a helpful guide to that journey. Each chapter taps a distinct area of research to shed light on babies' biological expectations for care and their amazing competence as active participants in…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Development, Biology
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Harris, Kelly Lynne – Parenting for High Potential, 2017
The arts had a definite place in ancient Greek education and played an important part in children's physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Education was based on the development of the whole person. Gymnastics, drawing, music, and poetry were used to increase physical strength, moral character, and a sense of the aesthetic. Music,…
Descriptors: History, Art Education, Parent Role, Academically Gifted
Langworthy, Sara E. – Redleaf Press, 2015
Relationships play an important role in human development, especially in the first years of life. "Bridging the Relationship Gap" provides tools and encouragement to be the strong, positive, and nurturing adult these children need in order to thrive. Learn more about the factors that contribute to the achievement and relationship gap…
Descriptors: Child Development, Interpersonal Relationship, Cultural Differences, Academic Achievement
Galbraith, Judy; Delisle, Jim – Free Spirit Publishing, 2015
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…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Needs, Social Development, Emotional Development
Connell, Gill; McCarthy, Cheryl – Free Spirit Publishing, 2014
Grounded in best practices and current research, this hands-on resource connects the dots that link brain activity, motor and sensory development, movement, and early learning. The expert authors unveil the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders that fits each child's…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Infants, Toddlers
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Smutny, Joan Franklin – Parenting for High Potential, 2014
Parents of gifted children play a powerful role in expanding their world and helping them discover what they love. When gifted children have impassioned, open-minded, and creative family members, they are free to discover what they love and who they are as people. For gifted learners, curiosity, passion, and interest are absolute essentials.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Parent Education, Family Environment, Problem Solving
Children Now, 2014
The birth of a child can be a simultaneously joyous and challenging time for families. Virtually all parents will struggle with the enormous physical and emotional demands of parenting a very young child, but for too many California families those challenges are additionally compounded by poverty, housing instability, lack of social support, or…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Poverty, Housing, Child Rearing
Illinois State Board of Education, 2014
Many parents wonder what they can do to ensure that their preschoolers will be successful when they enter school, especially now with so much emphasis on state testing and learning standards. Through play and everyday activities such as cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping, young children acquire the information and skills needed to learn more…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Preschool Children, State Standards, Preschool Education
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Bishop, Shannon; McCallum, Cheryl – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2014
This article presents an overview of family learning at the Children's Museum of Houston. Based on educational theory, and designed to support learning literacy and success in school, Museum programs provide parents with tools to help them nurture children's intellectual development. The goal of this work is for parents to become better prepared…
Descriptors: Parents as Teachers, Museums, Cognitive Development, Child Development
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Foster, Joanne – Parenting for High Potential, 2013
The author of this article implores parents to take the word "I" off the table. Instead of thinking "What can I do for my children?" consider, "What can they do for themselves?" How can one invoke children's independence and initiative? Start by inspiring them to investigate, imagine, and use their intellect.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Role, Interests, Cognitive Development
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Foster, Joanne – Parenting for High Potential, 2013
The old saying, "life is a journey" may sound cliched, but the words are nevertheless true. Children can learn a great deal from the travels and directions chosen by others, and especially from people whose life stories or experiences offer inspiration by virtue of their effort, perseverance, and acquired success. This article presents a…
Descriptors: Professional Personnel, Musicians, Athletes, Politics
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Wilson, Hope E.; Gaa, John – Parenting for High Potential, 2013
Many parents are in search of ways to best encourage their gifted children in the arts. As arts programs receive less financial and administrative support from the public school systems, parents are seeking additional resources. This article will provide a beginning point for parents to support artistic development for gifted children, based upon…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Art Education, Art Activities
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