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Helping GT Kids Understand Their Emotions through Effective Emotional Coaching

This Tips for Parents article is authored by Christine Fonseca based on a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides advice on helping gifted students identify and deal with their emotions. Gifted…

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Cyberbullying and Sexting: Technology Abuses of the 21st Century

Bullying, and being bullied, has a long history in schools. How does giftedness relate to bullying and being bullied? The Internet and other technology-related devices are particularly suited to nonviolent types of bullying such…

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Gifted Adolescents and Depression

This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Dr. Tracy Cross, who discusses concepts involving gifted adolescents and depression. He also provides a number of resources for further information. Author: Cross,…

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When your child’s second exceptionality is emotional: Looking beyond psychiatric diagnosis

Written by Barbara Probst, this article covers the second exceptionality typically not thought of when discussing twice-exceptionality – one that is emotional, social or behavioral related. Author: Probst, B. Publication: 2e Newsletter Year: January…

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The Social-Emotional Needs of the Highly/Profoundly Gifted Individual

This Tips for Parents article authored by Dr. Robert A. Schultz is from a seminar he hosted for Young Scholar families. He covers a few of the topics discussed related to the Social/Emotional Needs…

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Educators Corner: The Truth About Social and Emotional: Aspects of Grade Skipping

One of the least expensive accommodations a school can use to meet the needs of a gifted student is grade-skipping. If a self-contained gifted program is not available, acceleration becomes a viable option. Unfortunately,…

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Helping Gifted Students Cope with Perfectionism

Written by Michael Pyryt, this article provides advice on how to help your gifted child handle perfectionism. Author: Pyryt, M. Publications: Parenting for High Potential Publisher: National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Year: June…

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Creativity as an elusive factor in giftedness

This article by Joyce VanTassel-Baska , Ed.D., covers the topic of creativity and its relationship to giftedness.  The trait view of creativity, creativity-relevant skills, environmental influences, the development of creativity and much more are…

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