The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens

The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens

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Like other kids their age, highly capable adolescents experience developmental challenges. Theya€™re forging identity, finding direction, exploring relationships, and learning to resolve conflicts. These are difficult tasks to do alone, no matter how smart one may be. The 70 guided discussions in this book are an affective curriculum for gifted teens. By a€œjust talkinga€ with caring peers and an attentive adult, kids gain self-awareness and self-esteem, learn to manage stress, build social skills and life skills, and discover they are not alone. Each session is self-contained and step-by-step; many include reproducible handouts. Introductory and background materials help even less-experienced group leaders feel prepared and secure in their role. For advising teachers, counselors, and youth workers in all kinds of school and group settings working with gifted kids in grades 6a€“12.Ready-to-Use Discussions About Identity, Stress, Relationships, and More Jean Sunde Peterson. Preface. The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens is a book that has come full circle in many ways. It was my ... Most significant, however, are new topics that reflect issues especially important to gifted teens. Currentanbsp;...

Title:The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens
Author:Jean Sunde Peterson
Publisher:Free Spirit Publishing - 2007-11-15


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