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Collaborating with School Personnel – Strategies for Successful Partnering

This Tips for Parents article authored by Kara McGoey is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She highlights ten helpful tips for parents who are looking to collaborate with their child’s…

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How to Advocate for a Gifted Child as a Negotiator

A Better Approach to Negotiating for Gifted Children: Principled Negotiating This document takes a look at principled negotiating, a strategy discussed in the book “Getting to Yes: Negotiating Without Giving In.” By analyzing this…

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Tips for Parents: Nurturing Verbal Ability in Gifted Learners

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Joyce VanTassel-Baska. She provides information on how verbally talented learners can benefit from opportunities in all aspects of the verbal arts. Author: VanTassel-Baska,…

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Intensity, Anxiety & Depression – The Dark Side of Giftedness

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Tracy Cross, who provides advice for parents of students exhibiting traits of anxiety and depression. Author: Cross, T. Organization: Davidson Institute Year: 2011…

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The Pivotal Role of Parents in Expanding the World of Young Gifted Children

This article by Joan F. Smutny, Ph.D. provides suggestions on how parents can help young gifted students learn and grow through a variety of options in their local communities. Author: Smutny, J. Publications: Parenting…

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The Gifted Child in the Family Context

This Tips for Parents article authored by Michelle Muratori is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides advice on how to best interact with gifted students from the family perspective.…

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Tips for Parents: Doing Poorly on Purpose: Underachievement and the Quest for Dignity

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Jim Delisle, who offers considerations to remember and suggestions for addressing underachievement. One of my favorite quotes is from English author George Eliot:…

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Costs and Benefits of Family Involvement in Homework

This paper presents the results of three 2-year longitudinal interventions of the Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) homework program in elementary mathematics, middle school language arts, and middle school science. The findings suggest…

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