Fall Conferences 2018
Dear Parents of Target Students,
We have exciting news! Cobb County’s Advanced Learning department has given us some books to put into our Parent Library. Below is a list of the titles and authors. If you are interested in checking out one of the books for two to four weeks, please contact Mr. McAllister or Mrs. Montague.
|Smart Boys||Kerr, Barbara; Cohn, Sanford||boys, masculinity, potential, underachievement|
|Letting Go of Perfect: Overcoming perfectionism in kids||Adelson, Jill; Wilson, Hope||Perfectionism, anxiety, self-confidence, rigidity|
|The Impulsive, Disorganized Child||Forgan, James; Richey||impulsive, disorganized, executive functioning, planning|
|Breaking Through! Helping Girls Succeed in STEM||Mosatche, Harriet; Lawner, Elizabeth;||girls, STEM, role models, gender|
|Quiet Kids: Help your introverted child succeed in an extroverted world||Fonseca, Christine||introversion, resiliency, temperament, self-confidence|
|Why Smart Kids Worry: And what parents can do to help||Edwards, Allison||worry, fear, anxiety, relaxation|
|A Love for Learning: Motivation and the Gifted Child||Whitney, Carol S; Hirsch, Gretchen||motivation, enthusiasm, interest, challenge|
|Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing your child’s true potential||Kennedy-Moore, Eilleen; Lowenthal, Mark||potential, perfectionism, connection, mindset|
|Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students||Fonseca, Christine||intensity, cope, strategies, temperament|
|101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids (Comes in a pair for a parent/child book study.)||Fonseca, Christine||Strategies for school and life, success for Gifted Learners.|
|Parenting Gifted Kids||Delisle, James||parenting, advice, character, goals|
Please remember that Target Progress reports will be sent home at the end of the 2nd and 4th Marking Periods.
Mrs. Montague and Mr. McAllister are available to conference with you during conference week. We can also try to meet with you and your child’s homeroom teacher during your scheduled conference time. Please send us an email and we will arrange a convenient time and day.
Mr. McAllister & Mrs. Montague