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Parenting and Teaching the Gifted
     

Parenting and Teaching the Gifted

by Rosemary S. Callard-Szulgit
 

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Parents of gifted students have often experienced the frustration of trying to get an appropriate education for their children in public and private schools. Teachers have equally experienced the frustration of trying to educate these students due to classroom demands. Over the past two decades, Callard-Szulgit has accumulated well over 1,000 questions asked by

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Parents of gifted students have often experienced the frustration of trying to get an appropriate education for their children in public and private schools. Teachers have equally experienced the frustration of trying to educate these students due to classroom demands. Over the past two decades, Callard-Szulgit has accumulated well over 1,000 questions asked by parents in her gifted parenting classes, her graduate students of gifted education, education colleagues, and gifted students themselves. This user-friendly book offers common sense and educationally informative answers to the questions and dilemmas that parents and teachers seek. This book will be of interest to all who seek a fair and equitable education for the gifted.

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Richard J. Caselli
'Special education' acquires a new meaning when applied to the gifted child. Callard-Szulgit presents this complex but vital topic in a highly accessible, conversational style that will influence and support the parents and educators of gifted students as well as the students themselves.
Jerrie Ueberle
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit is a gifted writer with passion and pathways for bringing parents and educators together to create the best possibilities for a meaningful and productive learning experience for all children. In an era when global citizens and world partnerships are essential to discovering and designing our future workforce for a sustainable and harmonious planet, educators must develop creativity and problem-solving abilities in students in order for them to meet the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Donald J. Treffinger
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit provides parents and educators with down-to-earth sensible, practical, and professionally sound advice and information. Using a unique question-and-answer format that draws on her years of experience in the field, she offers guidance and direction that speaks directly and helpfully to the topics and concerns that are on the minds of many readers. This book will be a valuable resource that you will want to keep readily accessible long after your first reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607094555
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Rosemary Callard-Szulgit has devoted her more than forty-year career to the fair and equitable treatment of all children. She is an adjunct professor and the current field coordinator for gifted studies in the graduate online gifted certification program at the University at Buffalo. She directs the consulting firm of Partners-for-Excellence (www.partners-for-excellence.com) in Rochester, New York, and consults both nationally and internationally with gifted children, their parents, and their school districts.

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