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What Is Asynchronous Development?
What Is Asynchronous Development? There are many aspects to being gifted and one of such is asynchronous development. Asynchronous development is when your child exhibits advanced development in some areas but not others. This is common in gifted children as they may have a higher level of knowledge in certain areas, such as math or […]
Natural consequences are best for gifted children, but why?
As a parent, it is your responsibility to provide and teach your children practical skills to deal with life situations in the future. It becomes increasingly important when your child is gifted. Usually, most parents think that it is ideal to incorporate discipline through the punishment and reward model; however, if you ask us, the […]
Is Your Gifted Child Also A Perfectionist?
Tantrums are to be expected from every child. It doesn’t matter if it’s over losing their favorite toy or not getting the food they wanted. Most parents are used to their children’s sudden crying and random outbursts. But did you know that some tantrums aren’t just childish fits but rather an extension of perfectionism? You […]
How do I handle a learning disability in my gifted child?
If your child has been termed gifted with learning disabilities, take a deep breath and hug your kid. There is no need to be hard on your ward or even yourself, as it won’t make a difference. However, knowing what you can do to help your gifted child can go a long way. You can […]
is my child gifted or just smart?
Parents are usually the first ones to know whether their child is gifted or not. If you are seeing noticeable gifted capabilities such as high alertness, versatility, or impeccable sense of humor in your child, chances are that your kiddo is a talented individual. However, assessing whether your ward is gifted or just smart takes […]
More than IQ
Not every child will learn at the same pace or speed, but that is normal. However, seeing your child outshine others may lead you to think that your ward is gifted. This may be an accurate assumption; however, it is important to know for sure whether they do actually fall into this category or not. […]
How to choose a gifted school
Choosing the right school begins with asking the right questions. Knowing which educational forum offers the best program for your gifted child depends on a few factors, one of which is your knowledge of their interests. Before making a move, we suggest you take some time out of your busy schedule and spend weekends together […]
How does birth order effect my child?
With the same set of parents, you might think that every child born will be exactly the same; however, that is not true. Even though the genes and upbringing are the same, every child is bound to be different. Why? Does birth order affect a child? Yes, it does. Every individual in a sibling group […]
The Importance of Friendship and Community for the Gifted Child
A sense of community, good friendships, and meaningful social interactions are important for anyone. They are especially important, though, for gifted children. Their range of interests, intellectual level, and boundless enthusiasm are encouraged and multiplied through a supportive community. Children Have Differing Expectations An adult may say they only have a few close friends, with […]
Relaxation Techniques for Gifted Children
Everyone experiences stress as a part of their lives, and some may be more predisposed to experiencing stress. It is imperative, however, to recognize that children experience stress just as adults do. Gifted children, in particular, may experience stress for various reasons, which can seriously impact their academic, social and emotional well-being. In this article, […]