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Carr, Christine – Parenting for High Potential, 2019
This article begins with vignettes that demonstrate how talent potential can (and does) manifest differently in different children. While some children display talent in one or more academic fields, other children demonstrate creative, intellectual, or artistic aptitudes. Regardless of their field or domain of talent, all children can benefit from…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Language Skills, Literacy, Individual Characteristics
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Alexander, Lori – Parenting for High Potential, 2019
Perhaps as a toddler, your high-potential child was constantly engaged in her surroundings, absorbing information and making unexpected and exciting connections. When she reached school age, she was likely excited to spend all day, every day learning. Then, reality hit. Teachers spent the entire day teaching other students to stand safely in line,…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Student Needs, Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes
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Swigert-Gacheru, Margaretta – Parenting for High Potential, 2018
Kenyan parents want their children to have an education that will maximize their full potential, and they are prepared to make tremendous sacrifices to ensure their children get that education. However, the best schools cost far more than most families can afford, and even the most humble local schools require parents to pay for school fees,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Academically Gifted
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Sandberg-Howe, Carol – Parenting for High Potential, 2016
What parent doesn't hope to give their children "the world," and at the earliest possible age start their journey in becoming responsible global citizens? Through play, children as young as 3 years old can assume active roles in learning important cultural-historical concepts. At home, parents can provide cultural information and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Young Children, Global Education, Learning Activities
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Jeweler, Sue; Barnes-Robinson, Linda – Parenting for High Potential, 2015
When parents and teachers help gifted kids use the metaphor "learning through different lenses," amazing things happen: Horizons open up. Ideas are focused. Thoughts are magnified and clarified. They see the big picture. Metaphoric thinking offers new and exciting ways to see the world. Viewing the world through different lenses provides…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies
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Rimm, Sylvia B. – Parenting for High Potential, 2015
School and life achievement patterns for girls and women differ from those of boys and men. While girls have made dramatic progress in school, they need to be inspired to connect to lifelong achievement. Both research and clinical work at the Ohio-based Family Achievement Clinic find that more boys than girls underachieve in school. There is much…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Gifted, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences
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Hildebrandt, Martha – Parenting for High Potential, 2014
Parents and grandparents are always looking for new ways to engage their kids and grandkids in meaningful, enriching educational activities. While there is evidence that playing games can increase numerical fluency, research also shows that parental involvement outside of school is one of the best predictors of student achievement and that games…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Creative Development, Mathematics Activities, Parents as Teachers
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Mann, Rebecca – Parenting for High Potential, 2013
Individuals with spatial strengths have preferences for visual ideation, holistic reasoning, and innovation. With the emphasis on verbal skills, American schools rarely provide opportunities for children to excel in these areas. Standardized assessments used to judge achievement do not value reflective thinking and innovation; therefore, students…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Learning, Holistic Approach, Innovation
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Gavin, M. Katherine; Firmender, Janine M.; Casa, Tutita M. – Parenting for High Potential, 2013
What is math talent? Ten different educators will most likely provide 10 different answers. Researchers state that one reason mathematical talent is difficult to describe involves the different ways children manifest math talent. Children can display math talent in three different ways: (a) those who reason abstractly and have an "algebraic…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Talent Identification, Mathematical Aptitude, Children