National Parenting Gifted Children Week is July 21-27, 2013!
SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) are offering four free webinars. The important thing about this series - Each webinar is only free to download on the date listed and for a one-time ("single use") viewing. So, wait until the day of to click the link and "order" the webinars you want. The webinars can be "watched" at anytime you wish, however, to get it FREE it has to be "ordered" on the date it is offered below.
Monday, July 22: Bootcamp for Determined Advocates, presented by Wenda Sheard, an attorney, teacher, and mother of three grown gifted children. This webinar will focus on legal, political, and educational aspects of advocacy.
Tuesday, July 23: Forging Partnerships with Teachers and Why They Often Don't Work, presented by Nancy Robinson, professor emerita of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and former director of what is now known as the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars. This webinar will feature reasons parents and teachers can be on different pages, plus strategies for coming together and working together on behalf of the child.
Wednesday, July 24: Parent Engagement in Promoting a STEM Identity Among Gifted Black Students, presented by Tarek Grantham, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology (EPIT) at the University of Georgia, and Kristina Collins, a doctoral student in the EPIT department whose research focuses on parent engagement, STEM identity, and under-represented gifted students. This webinar details strategies parents can utilize to encourage and support a positive STEM identity in underrepresented gifted youth.
Thursday, July 25: This Isn't the Child I Dreamed of Raising, presented by Barbara Probst, social worker and author of When the Labels Don't Fit. This webinar will assist parents in deconstructing their child's challenging emotional and behavioral issues, followed by focused strategies to empower parent and child alike to overcome them and thrive.
More details about each webinar and each presenter are available at the webinar's link.