Table of contents for Parenting gifted kids : tips for raising happy and successful children / by Jim Delisle.

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Introduction	xi
Chapter 1
Understand What Giftedness Is . . . and What It Is Not	1
Speaking of First Impressions . . .	3
Reality Sets In	8
Avoid at All Costs	10
Just a Word on Leveling	10
Talking the Talk	12
Gifted Children Speak Out	15
Chapter 2
Know the Distinction Between "Better At" and "Better Than"	17
On Suffering Fools Gladly	18
Oh! The Silly Things We Do!	23
Loneliness and Being Alone: A Fine-Line Distinction	27
Gifted Children Speak Out	29
Chapter 3
Stop Paying Interest on a Bill You Never Owed	31
The Wonderful Wizard of OEs	34
The OEs in More Depth	35
The Journey Begins . . .	44
Gifted Children Speak Out	46
Chapter 4
Take Charge of Your Child's Education	47
The "Error" of Inclusion	49
The Underground Guide to Getting Your Way	55
Conclusion	66
Gifted Children Speak Out	67
Chapter 5
Appreciate That Less Than Perfect Is More Than Acceptable	69
Always Read the P.S.	70
Conclusion	87
Gifted Children Speak Out	88
Chapter 6
Living the Nuanced Life	91
Nuance #1: The Myth of Underachievement	93
Nuance #2: The Straw Dog of Gender Bias	99
Nuance #3: Fulfillment Through Philosophy	103
Conclusion	108
Gifted Children Speak Out	110
Chapter 7
Deep Roots, Long Branches: 
Using the Past to Understand the Present	113
 The Research Says . . .	115
A Note About Depression	120
On Crossing Bridges Prematurely	125
The Gifted Adult as a Role Model	127
Conclusion	131
Gifted Children Speak Out	132
Chapter 8
Write Your Dreams in Pencil	135
Goal Setting That Matters	142
Get a Job!	148
And if They Don't Want to Go to College?	152
Stepping Back . . . Stepping Out	157
Gifted Children Speak Out	159
Chapter 9
Make a Life, Not Just a Living	161
The Importance of Importance	163
Teaching Gifted Kids to Care: 
	Character Development in Action	164
"Being" Versus "Doing"	171
Gifted Grown Ups Speak Out	173
Chapter 10
Life Is Not a Race to See Who Can Get to the End the Fastest	175
In Praise of Elitism	176
On the Other Hand . . .	179
Closing Time	183
Gifted Children Give Thanks	187
References	189
Gifted Education Journals and Publications	193
Resources for Parents of Gifted Kids	193
About the Author	215

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Gifted children.
Parents of gifted children.
Gifted children -- Education.
Education -- Parent participation.