• Tip Sheet

    Listed are Timely Information for Parents (TIP) Sheets for parents and guardians of gifted children.  These are very informational and useful to help guide parents/guardians in providing for their child's current needs and meeting their needs as they change.  These sheets have been provided from the National Organization of Gifted Children website (http://www.nagc.org).  

    Ensure the level and pace meets your child's academic needs

    Advocating for Gifted Services
    Know how to advocate for your child

    Learn how to build creative and critical thinking through the arts

    Assessments for Identification
    Know the when, why, and how to have your child tested 

    Asynchronous Development
    Learn how your child may develop at a rate different from their peers

    Classroom Advocacy
    To foster your child's success, it is important to work together with the school's teachers

    Early Childhood
    Next steps after your child shows signs of giftedness

    Gifted 101
    What does it mean for your child?

    Making Friends
    Gifted students may make friends differently, they may relate more to mental age than chronological age

    Nurturing Creativity
    Learn how to support your child's creativity

    It is important to help your child avoid unhealthy perfectionism due to high expectations your child may hold for themselves

    Students need to be able to speak up for themselves so they may find the right opportunities to meet their needs