Gifted kids are more likely to flourish when they find like-minded peers who understand them and share the same passions. Similarly, the parents of gifted children may benefit when they meet with other parents who face the same parenting issues, and with whom they can be honest about their children’s challenges and accomplishments without judgments.
The article “Why Parenting a Gifted Child is Lonely” by Medium.com blogger Amber Campbell discusses why so many parents of gifted children can feel lonely and provides some ideas to assist them.
Betty-Jo Gillett explains how to foster a collaborative partnership with your child’s teacher.
By Betty-Jo Gillett
It’s the beginning of a new school year and depending on your previous years’ experience, you may feel anxiety, excitement, or even trepidation over the new challenges this year will bring for you and your ‘gifted’ child. What will their new teachers be like? Will they understand ‘gifted’ as a special need? Will the teacher be a partner or an adversary?
Continue reading “How to Foster a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child’s Teacher”