Most of us are familiar with the parenting styles employed by prior generations of parents: strictly-defined rules that kept children under their control and punishments for stepping out of line, resulting in a child deprived of the opportunity to cultivate their decision-making skills. But is this a reasonable way to raise a child? Today, we […]
Why Is My Gifted Student Demotivated By School?
Parents and teachers alike commonly report confusion or disappointment regarding children who perform drastically below their potential. Sometimes, a gifted child may show dwindling enthusiasm for school as they progress through each grade. This may eventually reflect in their performance at school and lead to a cascade of problems with their motivation, behavior and self-esteem. […]
More About Friendships And Gifted Children
It’s a wish of every parent that their child socializes well with their peers in school, playgrounds, and other activities that your child enjoys. For gifted children, social life is not that easy, and even if your child isn’t gifted, socializing requires too much effort and energy, and not everyone is made up for it. […]
What Does Diversity Look Like at Rainard?
Diversity is a crucial part of our community at Rainard. We have students, faculty, and staff members from a wide variety of backgrounds, and see our diverse makeup as one of our biggest strengths. Read on to learn what diversity means to us and how we view diversity in our admissions process. Non-Discrimination Policy Rainard […]
What is the Difference Between Public Schools and Gifted Private Schools?
Choosing the right school for your gifted child can be an overwhelming task. With so many options, parents often wonder which program will be the best fit, not only for their child’s academic needs but also their social and emotional ones. Let’s explore the key differences between public schools and private schools for gifted children. […]
The Challenge of Parenting a Gifted Child: How to Help Them Thrive
Raising a gifted child can be difficult. They often have unique needs that must be met in order for them to thrive. Here today, we will discuss some of the challenges of parenting a gifted child and how you can help them succeed. Gifted children are often misunderstood and may feel like they don’t fit […]