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Bringing out the giftedness in your child

nurturing every child"s unique strengths, talents, and potential

by Rita Stafford Dunn

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Child development -- United States,
    • Achievement motivation in children,
    • Child rearing -- United States,
    • Learning

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-193) and index.

      StatementRita Dunn, Kenneth Dunn, Donald Treffinger.
      ContributionsDunn, Kenneth J., Treffinger, Donald J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ792.U5 D86 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1535259M
      ISBN 10047152803X
      LC Control Number91013185


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Bringing Out the Giftedness in Your Child: Nurturing Every Child's Unique Strengths, Talents, and Potential Hardcover – January 1, by Rita Dunn (Author), Kenneth Dunn (Author), Donald Treffinger (Author) & 0 moreCited by: Editorial Reviews.

This is a comprehensive resource guide from Jacquelyn Saunders for parents of young gifted children. It contains information on identification, early enrichment activities, school placement issues, and parenting strategies.5/5(2).

A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children will undoubtedly become a 'must read' for all adults who are confronted with the day-to-day challenges inherent in bringing up a gifted child.".

Richard Olenchak, Ph.D., P.C., Director and Psychologist, Urban Talent Research Institute, University of Cited by: Summary of "Bringing Out the Giftedness in Your Child" by Rita Stafford Dunn, Donald J. Treffinger focuses on how parents can nurture the strengths and talents of their children.

Giftedness should extend far beyond a category or a label; it should certainly not be confined to a score or an IQ or achievement test. Encouraging a gifted child is not the same as pumping a "superbaby" full of facts.

Rather, it is a way of bringing an extraordinary inborn potential to its full flowering without pressure or intrusiveness. Parents of gifted children and professionals who work with them will find Your Gifted Child the indispensable volume on the subject.2/5(1).

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It can be difficult as well as rewarding. While at times it can be challenging, a few key principles can help. Bring Out the Best in Your ChildrenFile Size: KB. A bright child knows the answer; the gifted learner asks the questions. Though the child may sail through what the teacher offers, this doesn't mean he's gifted.

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The Dunns proposed a broader understanding of "giftedness", not as a label, but as a measure of accomplishments. If we identify the child's learning styles and be sensitive to the varying needs of different developmental stages, all children can become more gifted.

Though this book was written almost 10 years ago, I'm glad that it is still available/5. Here are 50 ways for you to bring out your child’s best, regardless of how his gifts are packaged: 1.

Let your child discover her own interests. Pay attention the activities she chooses. This free-time play can say a lot about where her gifts lie. Expose your child to a broad spectrum of experiences.

They may activate latent talents. Nurturing a child’s gifts means first recognizing those gifts. Even if others around you don’t see them. You see them. You see the way your child sprawls out, upside down, in the patch of sunlight coming through the blinds with a book bigger than he is.

Keep books out—in baskets, on shelves, and on coffee tables. And share what you're reading with your child, and ask him to do the same. This will not only spark conversation but build his vocabulary and comprehension. Praise results. Stick-to-itiveness is a quality that will endear your child.

The ones reading Harry Potter at five or admitted to Mensa not much later. The child that takes maths GCSE while still in single figures, or a rarity such as Ruth Lawrence, who was admitted to Oxford while her contemporaries were still in primary school.

The traditional way to measure whether a child is gifted or not is from an IQ test. Here’s the breakdown on where the child needs to be on the IQ scale to be determined gifted. Traditional IQ test scoring that puts children in the gifted range: – – Moderately Gifted – – Highly Gifted – – Exceptionally Gifted.

Discovering the Gifted Ex-Child by Stephanie S. Tolan. The first act of honoring the self is the assertion of consciousness: the choice to think, to be aware, to send the searchlight of consciousness outward toward the world and inward toward our own being.

To default on this effort is. Identifying the Creatively Gifted Child. If you’re the parent of a creative thinker, you’re likely to recognize that your child thinks differently than other children.

For a teacher {whether in a brick and mortar school, a homeschool co-op, in a museum class, whatever } or another parent or adult family friend, it’s a little tougher to appreciate the creative thinker – unless your. Get this from a library. Bringing out the giftedness in your child: nurturing every child's unique strengths, talents, and potential.

[Rita Dunn; Kenneth J Dunn; Donald J Treffinger] -- Tells how to identify a child's unique learning style, promote creative thinking, and develop a learning environment. What comes to mind when you hear about a child described as “gifted” or learn about a group of students in your local school’s “gifted and talented” program.

If you’re like most adults, you probably think of high-achieving students who are well-behaved, do well on tests, and bring home straight A’s on their report cards.

Testing him now for giftedness serves no particular purpose. Furthermore, the testing of young children is generally less reliable than for older children. You will find hundreds of ways to promote your child's creativity and intellectual development in the book Bringing Out the Best published by Free Spirit Press.

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Identifying a child as gifted isn’t about gaining bragging rights; it’s about getting your child the education that best suits its needs, as well as encouraging its talents. W hen Thomas Edison was a boy, his teachers told him he was too stupid to learn anything.

Bringing Out the Best: A Resource Guide for Parents of Young Gifted Children by Jacqulyn Saunders with Pamela Espelund. Free Spirit Publishing A highly practical book. Gives suggestions for enriching home learning plu Noreen H.

Joslyn, LISW, ACSW. How Can You Tell If Your Child is Gifted. The ability to understand and carry out multi-step directions at an early age. (e.g., Go to the dining room, get the blue book on the table and put it back on the shelf in your room, then bring me the clothes on your bed so I can wash them).

Go to the dining room, get the blue book on the table. Thus, even if your child isn't an academic whiz, he may be gifted in other areas. While schools are most likely to be interested in intellectual and academic giftedness, parents should be supportive of their child's creative, artistic, or other gifts.

These may become increasingly important as your child moves into higher grades or starts a career. The ability to understand and carry out multi-step directions at an early age (e.g., Go to the dining room, get the blue book on the table, and put it back on the shelf in your room, then bring me.

Some Do’s and Don’ts For Raising Your Gifted Kids. By Deborah Ruf. Parents have usually reached the “We’re desperate!” stage by the time they seek out a person to help them with their gifted child. In fact, although all the background information on IQ scores, gifted programs, and the affective needs of the gifted is nice, what many Author: Deborah Ruf.

Believe in your child and stand behind them no matter what testing shows. She was very gifted in music, acting and singing.

Her daughter is two and has known how to count from 1 to 10 and has identified the numbers since 19 months. She knows her alphabet, sings it and identifies the letters. By tapping into your gifted child’s interests and strengths, you’ll motivate him or her to keep moving forward, and you can work on weaknesses within the framework of strengths.

Like the mother reaching out for help in meeting the asynchronous needs of her seven-year-old daughter, you may struggle from time to time keeping up with your gifted child. If your children truly are gifted, don't tell them. There's no point. Labeling children as gifted places unnecessary pressure on them.

And whether gifted or not, there's nothing they can do about. For topical books visit the rest of Hoagies' Gifted Education Page, including Asperger's Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, Sensory Integration (SI), AD/HD, and many other Kids and Teens books, see Hot Topics.

- a different kind of reading list!. Academic Acceleration of Gifted Children edited by Southern and Jones A comprehensive textbook on acceleration, with chapters on early. You can also nurture your gifted child as you talk and play together. Gifted children need to use their brains, and they love to think and figure things out.

Asking them questions is a great way to engage them. Gifted children also typically have plenty of questions to ask the adults in. Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children," this new edition focuses on the social and emotional aspects of giftedness, highlighting new information on the.

Nurture Your Child's Gifts Now. What can a parent do. According to Smutney, a lot. As parents, you can help bring out your child's gifts by challenging him from day one, without pressure. Stay flexible and open-minded and encourage your child to /5(14). Several chapters also examine young prodigies and the diversity of personalities and talents that exist among the gifted.

You Know Your Child Is Gifted When A Beginner's Guide to Life on the Bright Side This entry level book is written by Judy Galbraith for parents of children ages Bring Out The Best in Your Child and Your Self by Ilene Val-Essen, Ph.D. is a well written and exceptionally informative book on bettering relationships between parents and children.

This easy to follow book teaches you to be the parent you want to be, to create an environment that brings out the best in your child, how to understand negative /5. About Your Gifted Child. An estimatedpotentially gifted children are born each year.

Since most schools don’t begin to test for giftedness until about the age of eight, it is left to parents to recognize and nurture their children’s special talents and abilities in the early critical years. Deanne was driven by her fiery belief that every child has his or her own individual gifts – and that the right school can bring out the best in these children.

Through sheer hard work and determination, Deanne created a series of teaching methods that would essentially shape not only what children learn, but also how they learn.