60 Ways to Assure Success for Your Gifted Children

Author: Chris, Dr. Jerry

Subjects: Gifted Education; Parenting

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Programs for gifted children are being cut in schools across the country, and it seems likely that this trend will continue. Never before have families been as challenged as they are now to realize the giftedness of their children. Jerry Chris is an expert at developing strategies to teach important lessons, and he has used all of his skills to point families in the direction of success for their children.

Chris's 60 ways to assure success are strategies to develop 20 important lessons: Teach your children to love reading; teach your children that school comes first from Monday to Thursday; teach your children to work hard and play hard; get your children’s creative juices flowing; teach your children that first impressions are important; foster multi-talents for increased self-esteem; teach your children to be verbally comfortable; encourage androgynous activities; never enable; teach your children that quality, not quantity, counts; start your children in the habit of playing teacher; teach your children to seek more than one solution; teach your children that alone time is not time alone; teach your children respect for other cultures, religions, and lifestyles; teach your children to challenge the next highest level; teach your children that some failure is inevitable and acceptable; teach your children respect for teachers who may not be brilliant; start your children on a path toward excellence in areas besides academics; teach your children how to play the game without giving up creativity; teach your children to learn for learning’s sake, not for cash value.

The book contains a wealth of stories about students who achieved and students who failed. It is not merely a guide for parents; it is an inspiration to parent in positive ways.

Dr. Jerry Chris is an NBC Crystal Apple winner and was both Orange County Creative Teacher of the Year and California Teacher of the Year for gifted students.

Programs for gifted children are being cut in schools across the country, and it seems likely that this trend will continue. Never before have families been as challenged as they are now to realize the giftedness of their children. Jerry Chris is an expert at developing strategies to teach important lessons, and he has used all of his skills to point families in the direction of success for their children.

Chris's 60 ways to assure success are strategies to develop 20 important lessons: Teach your children to love reading; teach your children that school comes first from Monday to Thursday; teach your children to work hard and play hard; get your children’s creative juices flowing; teach your children that first impressions are important; foster multi-talents for increased self-esteem; teach your children to be verbally comfortable; encourage androgynous activities; never enable; teach your children that quality, not quantity, counts; start your children in the habit of playing teacher; teach your children to seek more than one solution; teach your children that alone time is not time alone; teach your children respect for other cultures, religions, and lifestyles; teach your children to challenge the next highest level; teach your children that some failure is inevitable and acceptable; teach your children respect for teachers who may not be brilliant; start your children on a path toward excellence in areas besides academics; teach your children how to play the game without giving up creativity; teach your children to learn for learning’s sake, not for cash value.

The book contains a wealth of stories about students who achieved and students who failed. It is not merely a guide for parents; it is an inspiration to parent in positive ways.

Dr. Jerry Chris is an NBC Crystal Apple winner and was both Orange County Creative Teacher of the Year and California Teacher of the Year for gifted students.

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