• Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears

    by Dan Peters Year Published:

    A companion guide to From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears, this book offers parents the opportunity to help their children or teens do the most courageous thing they will ever have to do: conquer their Worry Monster. Make Your Worrier a Warrior provides useful and comforting methods that parents can use to help their children create an anxiety-reducing “toolbox” to carry with them wherever they go. In building this foundation for their children, parents might even find that these strategies will work just as effectively to manage their own anxieties.

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  • Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds

    by Jan Davidson, Bob Davidson, and Laura Vanderkam Year Published:

    With all the talk of failing schools these days, we often forget that schools can fail their brightest students too. This book tells the stories of gifted children who have suffered the tedium of classes years behind their ability level, and others who have excelled while learning in an enriching academic environment. The authors explore the impact of gifted education policy and advocacy efforts in various locations around the United States.

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  • Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings

    by Christine Fonseca Year Published:

    Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. This book provides readers with helpful, specific information about this population, as well as helpful interventions to attempt that are easy to implement and supported by research.

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  • Doing Poorly on Purpose: Strategies to Reverse Underachievement and Respect Student Dignity

    by James R. DeLisle Year Published:

    There is no such thing as a “classic underachiever.” Students are influenced by a wide range of factors, including self-image, self-concept, social-emotional relationships, and the amount of dignity teachers afford their students. Smart, underachieving students need the reassurance that they are capable, valuable, and worth listening to despite their low academic performance. Helping smart students achieve when they don’t want to is not an easy task, but teachers can reengage and inspire students using veteran educator Delisle’s insights and practical advice on these topics: autonomy, access, advocacy, alternatives, aspirations and approachable educators.

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  • A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children

    by ames Webb, Janet Gore, Edward Amend, and Arlene DeVries Year Published:

    Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: Characteristics of gifted children, peer relations, sibling issues, motivation & underachievement, discipline issues, intensity & stress, depression & unhappiness, educational planning, parenting concerns, finding professional help, and more.

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