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Are Verbally Gifted Children at Risk for...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

It seems logical that verbally gifted children would have an advantage in school, but in fact they may be more at risk for underachievement than other children.



Why You Should Get Your Gifted Child Tested

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

To test or not to test. That is the question many parents of gifted children ask about IQ tests. What's the right answer?



What do those IQ Scores Mean?

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

If your child has ever taken an IQ test, you probably wondered about the score. IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient, which is a person's mental age divided by his or her chronological age. But what does your child's score tell you about your child?



What Are Dabrowski's Five Overexcitabilities in...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Polish psychologist Kazimierz Dabrowski identified five overexcitabilities in gifted children. Learn what they are and how to manage them.



What Are the Traits and Characteristics That...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

What are the traits and characteristics that make gifted children stand out from their peers? Learn to distinguish giftedness with this checklist.



5 Ways to Identify What a Gifted Child Is

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

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Special Days and Observances You Can Celebrate...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Explore all of the special days of the year that will interest gifted children. Have you celebrated 'Look on the Brightside Day' or 'Nerd Pride Day?'



7 Tips to Avoid Arguments with Gifted Children

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Gifted kids, especially the verbally gifted ones, argue like lawyers. They make excellent arguments, but it's important for you to remain in charge.



5 Factors Parents Should Consider Before...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

When parents first realize that their child might be gifted, they wonder about testing. Learn which steps to take before getting your child assessed.



How Children Learn Language in 3 Stages

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Language learning is natural. Babies are born with the ability to learn it and that learning begins at birth. All children, no matter what language their parents speak, learn language much the same way. This learning takes place in three basic stages.



How Parents Can Spot the Telltale Signs That a...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Even babies can behave in ways that reveal they're gifted. Learn how to recognize giftedness in infants with this review of signs to look out for.



Special Days and Observances in May

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

May is the month we finally start to see some warm weather. It's also a month packed with special days and observance gifted kids are sure to love.



What is Intrinsic Motivation?

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Intrinsic motivation refers to motivation that comes from inside an individual rather than from any external or outside rewards, such as money or grades.



How Do You Know If Your Child Is an Introvert?

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Contrary to what most people think, an introvert is not simply a person who is shy. In fact, being shy has little to do with being an introvert!



Special Days and Observances in April

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

The month of April has some really fun and interesting days to celebrate. The days listed here are those that should be of special interest to gifted children and their families. The month has also been set aside to focus on some special interests. You can find information and activities for the month as well as the special days in it.



9 Traits of Young Gifted Children and What to...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

How old does a child have to be before he or she exhibits characteristics of giftedness? Gifted traits show up in toddlers.



What It Means to Be an Extrovert

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Most people believe that an extrovert is a person who is friendly and outgoing. While that may be true, that is not the true meaning of extroversion.



4 Tips for Parenting an Introvert

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Most parenting books don't consider that some children are introverts. If you have a child you think is introverted, how can you help your child?



Why Gifted Children Have Social and Emotional...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Gifted children may have social and emotional behavior problems due to their unique talents. Learn more about these problems and how to manage them.



Is Your Child's Language Development Advanced?

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

One characteristic of gifted children is advanced language ability, which means these children reach developmental milestones relating to language earlier than developmental charts would indicate. This means that gifted children tend to talk earlier, have larger vocabularies, and use longer sentences than non-gifted children.



How Can You Tell If Your Child Is Gifted? And...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Your child seems to be more advanced than other children of the same age. You think your child might be gifted. How can you tell? And does it matter?



Developmental Milestones - Three Months to Five...

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

The advanced development of gifted children is easier for parents and others to understand if they are familiar with typical childhood development.



Parents' Guide To IQ Testing and Gifted Education

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Book Review: Parents' Guide to IQ Testing. Questions about IQ testing come up for nearly all parents of gifted children. Parents can understand some basic information about testing, but they will no doubt have many more questions. For those looking for more in-depth information about IQ testing, the Parents' Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education is a must-have book.



What is Extrinsic Motivation?

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Extrinsic motivation refers to motivation that comes from factors outside an individual. The motivating factors are external, or outside, rewards such as money or grades.



Why Your Gifted Child May Be Underachieving

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Parents of gifted children are often surprised when their child underachieves in school. The key to helping is understanding the causes of underachievement.



How Can I Tell If My Child Is Gifted

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

It's sometimes hard to be sure your child is gifted. You may think yes on some days and no on other days. Here are some ways to help you decide.



The Truth About Introverts

2016-04-28T11:05:36Z

Contrary to popular opinion, introverts are not asocial, nor are they friendless loners who lack social skills. They simply have different social needs and preferences.