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List of Summer Opportuities

Here is a link to summer camps thanks to Kitty Verkuilen from McFarland school district for putting this together.

 

https://docs.google.com/a/saukprairieschools.org/file/d/0BzkJbJwb6FyvZmoyaVY5X19oVVFhLVlFWFJoZ2pNWkpVSkhv/edit

 

 

 

Strategies for Reversing Underachievement

Why do bright children underachieve?

Why are between 10% and 20% of high school dropouts in the very superior range of tested ability?

What is underachievement syndrome?

The answers to these questions and many more can be found at:

http://www.sylviarimm.com/

Dr. Rimm is a psychologist, director of Family Achievement Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a clinical professor at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.

Dr. Rimm is an expert on family and school approaches to guiding children toward achievement, parenting, and the lives of teenagers.

I was privileged enough to be able to listen to Dr. Rimm speak at the WTAG conference this year and was inspired by her knowledge of gifted children. Check out her website for some very practical and eye opening advice to raising resilient children.

50 Essential Links for the Parents of GT Children

Web resources to help parents of gifted children:

50 Essential links for the parents of gifted children