A community and advocacy group for gifted education in Barrington, IL
Wed, May 03|
Supporting the Social & Emotional Development of your Gifted Child
Join us for an enlightening talk with Mrs. Georgia Nelson as she shares strategies and insights on how parents can best support the social and emotional needs of their gifted children.
Time & Location
May 03, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
About the Event
Join us for an enlightening talk with Mrs. Georgia Nelson as she shares strategies and insights on how parents can best support the social and emotional needs of their gifted children. Gifted children often have unique social and emotional needs that require specialized support from parents and educators. During this event, Mrs. Nelson will provide practical advice on how parents can best support their gifted children's emotional well-being and social development.
During this event, parents will learn:
- The unique social and emotional needs of gifted children
- Strategies for promoting positive social interactions and building healthy relationships with peers
- Techniques for managing perfectionism, anxiety, and other common emotional challenges that gifted children may face
- Tips for fostering a growth mindset and promoting resilience in gifted children
- How to support their gifted children's unique interests and talents while also nurturing their social and emotional development
This event is open to all parents, educators, caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more about how to support the social and emotional needs of gifted children. Mrs. Nelson's expertise and insights will provide valuable guidance for parents looking to help their gifted children thrive. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from this legendary teacher!
BCGT is excited to bring Georgia Nelson to speak about the unique social and emotional needs of gifted students. Mrs. Nelson spent 16 years as an extended teacher in Barrington 220, before retiring in 2019. Her infectious curiosity was loved by her students and their parents and her passionate advocacy for gifted students has been recognized at the local, state, and national levels. With a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two master’s degrees in Elementary Education and Gifted Education, she brings much knowledge and experience to this topic.
This ticket is for current members of BCGT.