Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students
Helping Kids Cope With Explosive FeelingsBook - 2016
Addresses the specific needs of bright, emotionally volatile children, providing chapters on personality development and strategies for helping gifted children self-adjust their behavior.
Fonseca, a school psychologist, consultant, parenting coach, and trainer, provides parents and educators with a manual to help gifted children cope with emotional intensity. She describes aspects of giftedness, including common characteristics, potential problems, the role of overexcitabilities and emotional intensity, and other factors; coping strategies for use at home and school; and how to change from an authoritative parenting approach to a more coaching-oriented approach to help with relationship, performance, and behavioral issues. This edition has been revised and updated to incorporate a new chapter on addressing temperament and personality development; expanded role-plays and strategies for interacting and guiding children in a way that teaches them how to recognize, monitor, and adjust their behavior; and updated resources and worksheets. It has more emphasis on strategies for the home setting and expands sections on twice-exceptional children, the impact of cultural and gender issues, and recent research on social and emotional needs. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Addresses the specific needs of bright, emotionally volatile children, providing in the second edition new chapters on personality development and strategies for helping gifted children self-adjust their behavior. By the award-winning author of Raising the Shy Child. Original.
Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children.Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelingsprovides a much-needed resource for parents and educators for understanding of why gifted children are so extreme in their behavior and how to manage the highs and lows that accompany emotional intensity. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, this revised and updated second edition contains additional chapters addressing temperament and personality development, as well as expanded role-plays and strategies designed to show parents and teachers how to interact and guide gifted children in a way that teaches them how to recognize, monitor, and adjust their behavior. Updated resources and worksheets make this practical resource a must-read for anyone wishing to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of gifted children.