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Author Q&A: Christine Fonseca Talks Raising Compassionate Children
PUBLISHED: Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Empathy, or the ability to understand other people's thoughts and emotions from their point of view, is a vital component of cooperation and necessary in our increasingly diverse world. The Caring Child: Raising Empathetic and Emotionally Intelligent Children pulls together the latest research from positive psychology to provide parents specific tools to help their children develop healthy empathy and emotional intelligence. Learn more about the importance of these skills and how to cultivate them in this interview with the author, Christine Fonseca. read more...
Summer Reading for Gifted Students With Curious Minds
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
As summer marches on and kids run out of things to do, parents can always turn to the power of books to keep curiosity alive. These children’s nonfiction titles, perfect for ages 9–12, have consistently captivated young minds and sparked interest in bored students, while also instilling valuable (and entertaining) lessons. Whether a kid is interested in dinosaurs or engineering, there is something for everyone! Check out Prufrock’s Kids and YA Nonfiction section for even more great reads. read more...
Resources for Developing Growth Mindsets in the Gifted Classroom
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, July 02, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
When students believe that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. But how can teachers instill these values in their students and foster growth mindset environments? These books contain helpful information and resources for developing strong students who believe in the power of embracing life’s challenges with a growth mindset. read more...
Author Q&A: Mary Anne Richey and Jim Forgan Talk ADHD and Empowerment
PUBLISHED: Thursday, June 27, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
The ADHD Empowerment Guide is different from other parenting ADHD books because it helps parents identify and build upon their child’s strengths and natural talents in order to develop a specific plan to unlock their child’s potential. The authors, two professionals who have “been there and done that” with their own children with ADHD, illustrate their strategies and content by highlighting successful people with ADHD who excelled in various areas and share some of their success secrets to raising a successful child with ADHD. Learn more about the book and how to support children with ADHD in this interview with the authors: read more...
Great Books for Educator Book Studies
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Andilynn Feddeler
Finding new ideas and resources to implement in the classroom can be a daunting task, especially for educators who take on the search alone. That’s why teachers everywhere are teaming up for group book studies, where they read separately and rejoin to discuss, or study the book together. These groups are perfect for teachers who want to explore new ideas and work on professional development with input from other educators. Not every text lends itself to group learning, but the following books are great for book groups and individual reading over the summer. Some even have discussion and reflection questions at the end of each chapter! read more...
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