Parents

Super saturday

The Super Saturday Program Winter registration is now open! Many of the popular classes are back and there are many new classes available, like “the Sew-Sew class,” and “Be a Podcaster.” Check out the class offerings at Super Saturday. There are over 40 classes available with a wide variety of topics to stimulate your students intellectual curiosities.

New to The Super Saturday Program? 

The Super Saturday Program is an enrichment program for intellectually gifted children, ages 4-14, in the Greater Cincinnati area. Starting in the Fall of 1981, The Super Saturday Program has grown from serving a handful of gifted children at the University of Cincinnati’s main campus to serving hundreds of children each session, now on Walnut Hills High School campus. Read more about the program on their website, http://www.supersaturday.org.


Parenting Gifted Kids:  Tips For Raising Happy and Successful Children

Parenting Gifted Kids By Dr. James Delisle

 

Gifted Parent Guidebooks:  Free

Davidson Young ScholarsThese extensive guides written by the Davidson Institute professionals have been specially designed to assist families in finding the most appropriate educational setting for their exceptionally bright child. Through a wide variety of articles and tools, families are guided through a process for implementing their decisions effectively.These guidebooks can be downloaded at no cost.

  • Advocating for Exceptionally Gifted Young People: A Guidebook (PDF)
    This advocacy guidebook is designed for parents interested in addressing the needs of their exceptionally gifted children. It is to be used as an organizational tool and informational guide to building a strong foundation for parent advocacy efforts.
    Davidson Young Scholars
  • Considering the Options: A Guidebook for Investigating Early College Entrance
    For Parents (PDF)      For Students (PDF)
    The Davidson Institute and Nancy Robinson, Ph.D., teamed up to write these two guidebooks designed to help parents and students assess one’s readiness for early college entrance.
  • Considering Your Options: A Guidebook for Investigating Gap Year Opportunities (PDF)
    This guidebook is a tool for both parents and students who are considering a gap year as an educational option. A gap year is essentially a “break from formal education to become more immersed in another culture, to volunteer domestically or abroad, to gain experience and maturity…”. Taking a gap year is becoming more common in the United States, and can be even more common for students who graduate from high school earlier than expected. In this guidebook readers will find information on gap year options for students under the age of 18, the pros and cons of taking a gap year, what colleges think of students who pursue a gap year and much more.
  • Giving Back: A Guidebook for Volunteerism and Community Service (PDF)
    Community service and volunteer work are not only rewarding ways to do something good, but also provide wonderful educational, professional and personal growth opportunities. This guidebook by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development provides resources, strategies and valuable information for gifted students and their parents to think about when considering the who, what, where, when, how and why questions associated with Giving Back.
  • Mentorships: A Guidebook (PDF)
    Mentors can teach and inspire your gifted child. This guidebook by the Davidson Institute for Talent Development outlines how to search for a mentor, different types of mentoring relationships, and what characteristics great mentors have.