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Parent & Teacher Resources

GATE

  The GATE department is committed to working with teachers and parents to enrich the educational experience of our gifted students. Teaching and parenting a gifted learner can be rewarding and challenging.  There is a multitude of resources online as well as books of interest.  We hope you find the resources below useful!  

Web Resources
 

Books of Interest:

  • Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students - Christine Fonesca
  • Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children & Adults – James T. Webb
  • Parenting Gifted Kids – James R. Delisle
  • Bright Not Broken – Diane M. Kennedy
  • Smart & Scattered – Peg Dawson
  • Raising a Gifted Child – Carol Fertig
  • Raisin’ Brains – Surviving My Smart Family – Karen L.J. Isaacson (more of a light-hearted look at giftedness and families)
  • Raising Your Spirited Child – Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • Smart Parenting for Smark Kids -  Eileen Kennedy-Moore (perfectionism is a key topic in this one)
  • The End of Average – Todd Rose  (Jaggedness principle)