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CENTAR ZA POTICANJE DAROVITOSTI DJETETA


Dr. Jasna C.Lay
Founder and vicepresident,
Specialist in Gifted Education

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Content of the handbook for parents of gifted children from 3 to 8
"I want and I can more"
INTRODUCTION
What is  giftedness - talent  and   what is an enriched programme?   
The basic principles of learning at an early age                       
 
HOW TO RECOGNIZE A GIFTED CHILD
Do you have a gifted child ?                                            
What influance on giftedness – in short                                 
The early signs of giftedness: from 8 to 36 months of age         
Pre-school years: from 3 – 7 years of age                                             
 
QUESTIONNAIRES  AND  CHECK- LISTS FOR OBSERVATION OF THE BEHAVIOUR                                                                
We learn to notice                                                                     
The questionnare for parents of children under 6 years of age     
We observe and estimate                                        
Task for parents                                                  
        Think and do                                               
 
WHAT A PARENT CAN DO FOR GIFTED CHILD                 
How to stimulate the child's development                   
Help the child to develop a positive self-concept                     
They said….                                                                     
         About a child's self respect                                         
         Children in kindergarten can still do it all                      
Tasks for parents
         State your good points                   
        “Tell me little finger…”- check your child's self-concept     
         Children, help Maf to get to know you! –
         peer nomination in educational group                                                    
Stimulate your child's  creativity                                   
Tasks for parents
        Let s notice the signs of  the child's creative behaviour   
        Ask the children                                            
        We play with words                                         
        Some other games                                         
        For especilly able   
                                      
SPECIFIC FEATURES OF GIFTED CHILD'S BEHAVIOUR   
What would you like to change in your child's behaviour     
What you need to know about the negative aspects of giftedness   
How to discipline a gifted child                       
What should the parents do to discipline their child successfully  
Possible difficulties at the beginning of education process          
How to reduce the possible difficulties                    
They said…                                                          
      All I really need to know I learned in kindrgrten     
We asked the children – you should ask them too             
 
IS THERE AN END TO THIS TOPIC ?                        
What we didn't say ?                                               
Taking care for gifted children throughuot the world            
How the parents can get organized                                       
If you want to know more…                                                  
     Examples of the USA programmes for the gifted and talented    
 
CONCLUSION                                                                              
Literature                                                                           
Send mail to jasna.lay@zg.t-com.hr with questions or comments .