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Foster, Joanne – Parenting for High Potential, 2014
Joanne Foster's article "R We There Yet?" was first published in "Parenting for High Potential" ("PHP") in 2006, which became the springboard for the "ABCs of Being Smart" series of columns. At that time, Foster invited "PHP" readers to think about their own versions of the "ABCs of Being…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Skill Development, Parent School Relationship, Success
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McGee, Christy D. – Parenting for High Potential, 2012
The author was pondering the parent perspective of acceleration, and she realized that people are always hearing "ifs" and "buts" when discussing this topic. There are many "if" and "but" questions. In this article, the author focuses on the following four: (1) "If" my child is complaining of being bored in class, does that mean he or she needs to…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Student Needs, Emotional Response, Academically Gifted
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Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – Parenting for High Potential, 2011
In this article, the author describes her experience with her daughter, Grace, who always had an interest in art. She states that being the parent of a child who has talent in an area that is not one's own can be daunting. Here, she stresses the importance of understanding the unique developmental path of each child. Some students show their…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Art Education, Art Expression
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Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – Parenting for High Potential, 2011
In this article, the author discusses the meaning and importance of high grades and high achievement in terms of giftedness. She offers some reasons to tell children about the importance of school achievement. She suggests that good grades are no guarantee of eventual adult success, whether that is defined as a high income or a rewarding,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, High Achievement, Academic Achievement