Parenting the Smart Kid: 25 Tips No One Told You About Raising Gifted Teens

Small, Brenda Kay


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Parents of Smart Kids know they can have complex social, emotional, and intellectual needs. This resource condenses the wisdom and experience of teachers and school leaders who have experienced thousands of students with the same needs into 25 key tips for parents seeking to help their Smart Kids thrive.

Featuring 25 illustrated strategies for navigating situations unique to Smart Kids, with confident, informed support given every step of the way, this book covers topics such as:

What to do when a Smart Kid thinks they are smarter than everyone else.
How to motivate a Smart Kid who is bored of school.
How are the Smart Kid perfectionist and procrastinator related? It’s not all bad.
How to navigate alternatives to regular school classes and other acceleration opportunities.
Where to find valuable mentors in your community.
When and how to act when the Smart Kid is too cool for school.
What are the benefits and costs of homeschooling Smart Kids?
Parents have great power in schools. Know when and how to use your power.
What to do when the Smart Kid finally has a class that is not easy.
And much more!

Parents are not alone on this complex journey. Take each tip and apply it. Watch Smart Kids thrive with an informed and confident parent.

Full of relevant tried-and-true suggestions that are immediately implementable solutions to the common challenges of parenting Smart Kids, this invaluable resource is a must-have for parents seeking to confidently navigate the exciting and challenging journey of their Smart Kid’s teen years.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 242
Imprint: Routledge
Publication date: 04/07/2023

ISBN: 9781032365077 Category: