Recommended Reading

Katy Parents of Gifted and Talented Students

Resources Recommended by KPGT

The following resources have been recommended by parents and KPGT
board members. If you have recommendations, please send us an email.

 

BOOKS

  • A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children: Raising a gifted child is a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information.  This is a good resource and guide to understand and raise gifted children. It is a valuable book because the book’s authors collectively have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families. Some of the book’s contents include definition and characteristics of giftedness, communicating, motivating, disciplining, and punishing gifted children; perfectionism, idealism, friendships, and family relationships of the gifted, among others.

 

  • A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students. This report highlights disparities between the research on acceleration and the educational beliefs and practices that often run contrary to the research. Click here to download a free copy or order a print copy.

 

  • A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps The Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students. The ten-year follow-up to A Nation Deceived. Click here to download a free copy or order a print copy.

 

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