Mentorship Guidebook

Mentors can teach and inspire your gifted child.

Mentorships: A Guidebook (PDF) by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development outlines how to search for a mentor, different types of mentoring relationships, and what characteristics great mentors have.

Extensive guides written by the Davidson Institute professionals have been specially designed to assist families in finding the most appropriate educational setting for their exceptionally bright child. Through a wide variety of articles and tools, families are guided through a process for implementing their decisions effectively.

These guidebooks can be downloaded at no cost.

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Multipotentialities

We had a wonderful seminar speaker in January 28, 2014 about Multipotentialites: Emilie Wapnick.

The handout is here.

A full list of slides and resources from her evening presentation at available at:

http://puttylike.com/parents/

Slides and resources from the January 29 professional development presentation made to educators are available at:

http://puttylike.com/teachers/

 

Besides Emilie's site, puttylike.com, you may also find these articles of interest:

Read about some examples of chlidren who have talents and interests in many areas in Tamara Fisher's August 11, 2010 article "Multipotentiality" on her blog, Unwrapping the Gifted.

Lisa Rivero speaks to "the stress and indecision of being well-rounded" in her Psychology Today article, "Multipotentiality: When High Ability Leads to Too Many Options".

The problem of many interests: in the article "Are You a Scanner?" by Barbara Sher says that "scanners often describe themselves as being hopelessly interested in everything

GT Organizations

Jeffco Public School District GT Facts

Some information and links about Gifted and Talented in Jefferson County Public Schools:

PDF Articles

Brochure

Gifted And Talented Parent Brochure, 2010-2011 now available. Download PDF

Advocacy

Guidebook

FREE Advocacy Guidebook from Davidson

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