Pssst! Want to know a secret? Want to help gifted kids harness the power of their giftedness? The second edition of 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school, relationships, and life. This book:
- Includes 101 awesome secrets, tips, and tricks for gifted kids.
- Is chock-full of fun quizzes, activities, and practical strategies.
- Covers bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, sibling rivalries, and managing intensities.
- Features Q & A sections from other gifted kids and preteens.
- Gives gifted kids insight into everything they've ever wanted to know about being gifted.
Proven strategies for dealing with stress management, parents' and teachers' expectations, anxiety, cyberbullying, friendship troubles, and more make this the must-have guide for every gifted kid.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: What It Means to Be Gifted CHAPTER 1 Think Different CHAPTER 2 Feel Different CHAPTER 3 Intensities as Strengths PART II: Gifted at School CHAPTER 4 Boring Assignments and Hum-Drum Days CHAPTER 5 Motivation, Perfectionism, and Other Dilemmas CHAPTER 6 Navigating the Social World of School PART III: Gifted at Home CHAPTER 7 Why Are You Always Mad at Me? CHAPTER 8 The Art of Saying No and Other Mysteries CHAPTER 9 Stop Trying to Fix Me, I’m Not Broken PART IV: Gifted in the World CHAPTER 10 Normal or Authentic CHAPTER 11 Sharing My Gifts CHAPTER 12 Thriving as a Unicorn Final Thoughts Recommended Resources for Parents and Kids References About the Author
Christine Fonseca has worked in the field of education for more than a decade. Relying on her expertise as a school psychologist, behavioral consultant, speaker, and parenting expert, she has been a resource for parents and children in understanding the social and emotional needs of gifted children.
Once again Fonseca scores with the second edition of her work. The work is aimed for use by the gifted learner themselves, but also could be used by the parents of a gifted learner or the educator of gifted learners. This work is short but filled with those secrets to get the gifted learner on the right path to do well in school and at home.,Lewie Dunn,Georgia Military College, 10/30/20