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Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings provides a much-needed resource for parents and educators for understanding of why gifted children are so extreme in their behavior and how to manage the highs and lows that accompany emotional intensity. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, this revised and updated second edition contains additional chapters addressing temperament and personality development, as well as expanded role-plays and strategies designed to show parents and teachers how to interact and guide gifted children in a way that teaches them how to recognize, monitor, and adjust their behavior. Updated resources and worksheets make this practical resource a must-read for anyone wishing to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of gifted children.
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Table of Contents
Part I What It Really Means to Be Gifted
Chapter 1 Assumptions About Giftedness 3
Chapter 2 Talents Versus Troubles 15
Chapter 3 Two Sides of the Same Coin 27
Chapter 4 Temperament and Gender 37
Chapter 5 Twice Blessed 49
Part II Great Information, But Now What?
Chapter 6 Building a Solid Foundation 59
Chapter 7 Working With the Explosion 79
Chapter 8 Temperament and Unique Personality Issues 97
Chapter 9 Yes, It Really Does Take a Village 107
Part III Being Your Child's Coach-Specific Strategies
Chapter 10 What Makes a Good Coach? 119
Chapter 11 Relationship Issues 133
Chapter 12 Performance Issues 155
Chapter 13 Behavioral Issues 175
Final Thoughts 197
Recommended Resources 199
About the Author 217