This or this? Why would sibling be included in a unit on Parenting Challenges?
Prodigy A gifted child Explain how this could be a challenge?
Gifted Child Children with unusual intelligence, special artistic talents, and/or the ability to understand relationships and abstract ideas.
Once a child is identified as gifted, how will this affect the Parenting process as the child grows older?
Review and application Using at least one of the terms in your response, write an answer for each of the following. Underline your term(s) used.
John and Suzanne are the parents of two-year old Noah. Lately, Noah has been engaging in repetitive rocking back and forth and banging his head against the wall. He does not look at his parents in the eye and has not begun yet to speak. It appears that Noah lives in his own world. What would you suggest these young parents do?
Five-year old Eli is fascinated by numbers. He has taught himself the process of addition and subtraction by playing with his blocks. Jonah, a boy in his child center class, takes the action figures in the classroom and develops complicated stories and acts out plays using them as the characters. What other traits would you expect these little boys to have? Give suggestions for parenting.
Philip, age seven, is easily distracted. He sometimes appears to be daydreaming during the math lesson. Other times he cannot sit still and starts talking without permission to the other children during spelling. He is impatient at home when trying to learn to set his alarm clock and impulsively throws it on the floor. His parents are seeking some guidance from you.
Laura has been a stay-at-home mom since little Marty was born. Now that he is in pre-school, she has decided to return to work outside the home in her old job at the bank. Her husband has gotten accustomed to his dinner being ready after he plays a round of golf after work. His clothes have always been washed and ironed and ready for him in the mornings. He is a real-estate broker. What challenges do you see in the future for this couple? Write the strategies you would suggest for them.
Conclusion Class check for terms and completion. A quiz over the terms tomorrow. Any questions? Turn in your written responses.