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Resources for Supporting Accomplishment
We found a number of resources with materials that parents can use as they support their children's ability to respond energetically and positively to rigorous academic challenges. The sites below provide an opportunity to explore what experts in the field are saying.
Center for the Gifted Article Link Dr. C. Suzanne Schneider is a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with gifted students. Her explanation of how best to present a positive role model for achievement can be found at the link above.
Growth Mindset Link
Dr. Carol Dweck is a researcher who wrote a book on the ways our beliefs about what it takes to be successful affects our achievement. To learn how a growth mindset encourages achievement while a fixed mindset hinders achievement you can go to the link above.
Family Achievement Clinic Link
The link above will take you to an article by Sylvia Rimm, a psychologist who has focussed for decades on understanding gifted students. In this article she summarizes what she sees as the top ten things parents can do to help children learn.