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Category: Social/Emotional

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Christine Fonseca

Stress, Anxiety and Gifted Children: Strategies to Help Children Thrive

Even before the global pandemic, maladaptive stress and anxiety were on the rise. Gifted children are particularly at-risk related to their high emotional sensitivity. In this workshop, the presenter offers specific strategies to help gifted youth reframe stress from maladaptive to adaptive, and move past the hold of anxiety.

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Marcy Voss

Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted English Learners

Using Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as a framework, participants will explore how to address the social and emotional needs of gifted English Learners. Topics include how to lower the affective filter, offer a culturally responsive classroom, provide language support, and address funds of knowledge, as well as other ideas.

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Kristin L. Majority

What The Research Says: Social-Emotional Issues in Gifted Education

The importance of social and emotional education for the gifted has been a topic of research for decades.

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Kimberly Stewart

Gifted 101: Understanding Overexcitabilities in Gifted Individuals

Most educators who have worked with students identified as gifted know that the classic teacher-pleasing student may be recognized as gifted, but more than likely, the truly gifted student may be in that same class—masked by myriad characteristics that too many educators do not associate with giftedness.

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Krystal K. Goree

Passionately Successful: An Interview With Daniel Lerner

With a varied career involving high-achieving people in music, sports, business, and education, Daniel Lerner understands how passion can manifest itself in different ways.

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Sally M. Reis

The Underachievement of Gifted and High-Potential Students

When students of seemingly exceptionally high ability perform at levels that are well below their potential, their teachers and parents are faced with bewildering and frustrating challenges.