Raising a Gifted Child by Carol Fertig

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From the author of the nation’s most popular blog on parenting gifted children comes the definitive how-to manual for parents, Raising a Gifted Child: A Parenting Success Handbook. Raising gifted children isn’t easy, but when armed with the practical knowledge and tools in this exciting book, parents can navigate the maze of raising bright kids, leading to success in school and beyond.

This book offers a large menu of strategies, resources, organizations, tips, and suggestions for parents to find optimal learning opportunities for their kids, covering the gamut of talent areas, including academics, the arts, technology, creativity, music, and thinking skills. The focus of this definitive resource is on empowering parents by giving them the tools needed to ensure that their gifted kids are happy and successful both in and out of school.

Additional topics covered include volunteering at their child’s school; different school options and specialty programs; tips for handling special circumstances; specific suggestions for each core content area; and strategies for finding the best resources for parents on the Web. This easy-to-read book is sure to be a favorite of parents of smart kids for years to come!

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About Carol Fertig

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Carol Fertig is the current editor of Understanding Our Gifted, a popular journal for parents and teachers of gifted children, and the author of the Gifted Child Information Blog, the nation's most popular blog for parents of gifted children. She has been active in the education community for 37 years and involved in gifted education for the past 18. She is the parent of two gifted children and a former classroom teacher.
Published October 14, 2004 by Prufrock Press. 252 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Raising a Gifted Child: A Parenting Success Handbook by Carol Fertig is both informative and reassuring to parents of all children, not just those that have been identified as gifted.

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