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Parenting and Teaching a Gifted Toddler

Once a parent realizes that their toddler is gifted, panic often sets in. As the child recites the scientific names for all the plants she sees, or uses foam blocks to create accurate reproductions of castles he has visited in Europe, a parent may wonder, “How am I ever going to keep up?”

GHF Bloggers have shared these moments of amazement, wonder, and stunned silence. And now they share their experiences with you. How did they approach parenting and teaching these unique minds? What preconceived notions of parenting and teaching did they toss aside? What were some of their greatest successes? How can you create a supportive environment for exploration, discovery, and plain ol’ fun?

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GHF Press

Announces a NEW BOOK

 

Boost: 12 Effective Ways to Lift Up Our Twice-Exceptional Children
by Kelly Hirt
Kelly, a public school teacher with 25 years experience, outlines 12 strategies to design a supportive, safe, and encouraging learning environment for twice-exceptional students. Read more.

From Home Education to Higher Education: A Guide for Recruiting, Assessing, and Supporting Homeschooled Applicant
by Lori Dunlap
As the number of homeschoolers continues to increase, professionals who work with homeschoolers seeking higher education need to develop a plan to recruit, assess, and assimilate these particularly motivated, thoughtful, creative students. Read more.


GHF Blog 

Eight Books to help Calm Down during Anxious, Stressful Moments

Another uncontrollable meltdown. What could have possibly triggered this one?
Is it really because of something so minor, so trivial? From an itchy shirt to a stressful playdate, our gifted kids often worry, plan, have anxiety, or just plain freak out. But they—and you—are not alone!
Our book recommendations range from serious advice for parents on how to help children feel less alone with their emotions to just plain laugh-out-loud silly.

 

 

Gifted Cubed

gifted twice exceptional minorities homeschoolGifted minorities often struggle to gain the recognition and support they deserve. In an attempt to increase awareness that giftedness and twice-exceptionalities exist and thrive in all communities, GHF has created a free, downloadable brochure called Gifted Cubed - The Expanded Complexity of Race & Culture in Gifted and 2e Kids. We have also put together articles from well-respected authors, bloggers, and academics addressing the unique and universal needs of gifted minorities. We hope to encourage a respectful dialogue and an opportunity for learning, support, and advocacy. Read more

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