Parenting for High Potential

Parenting for High Potential is the quarterly magazine designed for parents and others working to support and guide their gifted children at home and at school.




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December 2021
  • Celebrating NAGC's Commitment to Parents: 25 Years of Parenting for High Potential and Much More, Tracy Ford Inman
  • Quality Assessment Data for Gifted Services: More Than an IQ Score, Joni M. Lakin
  • Academic Acceleration: How Far Have We Come?, Keri M. Guilbault
  • Technology: We’ve Come a Long Way—From Web Basics to Rich Online Learning Experiences, Allison and Daniel Bemiss
  • Parenting Forum: Miles Needs a Friend, Edward R. Amend, Jaime Castellano, Jessica Koehler, Pamela M. Peters, Jessica LaFollette, and Ann Smith
  • Making Positive Changes for Gifted Students in Your School District and State, Roberta Braverman
  • Student Voices: Resource Round-Up, Eryn Files, Asaiah Gifford, and Shana Saint-Phard

September 2021

Cover of June 2021 PHP

June 2021

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March 2021

  • A Note From the Editor, Kathleen Nilles, Editor
  • How Parents Can Help Gifted Children Gradually Return to Reality—Remembering Our Goals, Sylvia Rimm
  • From Research to Practice: Underachievement, Pamela Peters
  • Cultivating Curiosity, Competence, and Control in Quarantine: Reflections as a Parent-Professor , Emily Mofield
  • Asynchronous Development and Gifted Children: Parenting Challenges Ahead, Rebecca Johnson & Rachel U. Munn
  • The Parallel Process of Gifted Bullying, Catherine Zakoian
  • Play in the Time of Crisis, Angela M. Novak
  • Encouraging Play by Getting Out of the Way, Sylvan Taylor
PHP Cover December Teens at Lockers

December 2020

  • A Note From the Editor, Kathleen Nilles
  • How to Form a Partnership with Your Gifted Child’s Teacher During a Pandemic, Tina Dzikowski
  • Adolescent Talent Development: A Time for Choices, Opportunities, and Decisions, Felicia A. Dixon
  • The Time is Now! A Dialogue with Four Gifted Education Scholars, Glorry Yeung
  • Need Holiday Gifted Ideas? Board Games Your Gifted Child May Enjoy, Maddy J.
  • Listening to the Voices of Gifted Teens: High School Students Speak Out, Geneve H. Alexander H., Andreea H., Will J.
Cover of september PHP Dad and Daughter

September 2020

  • A Note From the Editor, Kathleen Nilles
  • Talking About Racism in America and in Education: The Retrospective Voice of a Gifted Black Young Adult, Tony D.D. Collins II
  • Talking About Racism in America and in Education: The Reflection of a Gifted Black Educational Professional and Mother of Gifted Black Young Adult, Kristina Henry Collins
  • Discussing Racism with Gifted Children: A Primer, Joy Lawson Davis and Jessa Luckey Goudelock
  • It Takes Collective Advocacy: Building Partnerships for Students of Color and Linguistically Diverse Students, Lindsay Ellis Lee and Corinne R. Green
  • Remote Learning: Perspectives from a Homeschooling Psychologist, Jessica Koehler
  • Support Your Child’s Mathematical Thinking at Home, Tutita Casa, E. Jean Gubbins, and Stacy M. Hayden
  • Parents’ Retrospective: Remote Learning with 2e Students—What Worked and What Didn’t, Melissa Sornik
  • Student Voices: What Does it Mean to Be Gifted? Lily S.
Cover of June 2020 PHP Kids holding word balloons

June 2020

  • How Adults Can Listen and Respond to Student Voices, Michele Kane, Guest Editor
  • Interview as a Passage to Student Voice:  An Experiment in Bridging Research and Practice, Samantha Gabrielli
  • The Unique Challenges of Military-Connected Gifted Children, Jessa Luckey Goudelock
  • Students’ Quest for Diversity in Gifted Education, Joy Lawson Davis
  • Outlier that I Am, Claire Chamberlin
  • Tweens Sound Off, Ben, Lilith, and Sophie
  • Using Workshop Surveys to Understand Student Needs, Deb Douglas
  • Small Town Gifted: A Voice from Rural America, Jessica LaFollette
  • Seven Students, One Voice: See Us, Understand Us, Teach Us, Challenge Us! Shelagh Gallagher, Mary Ruth Coleman, and Dibrelle Tourret
  • What Can We Learn About Giftedness from Listening to a Student’s Voice? Margo Nauert
Cover of March PHP

March 2020

  • Editor's Note, Kathy Nilles
  • A Tribute to Dr. Donald J. Treffinger: A Hero to Many, Laurie Abeel
  • Planning for Advocacy: Levers for Change, Michele Joerg and Elissa F. Brown
  • Why Gifted Programs Should Focus on Social-Emotional Needs, Toni Szymanski
  • The Basics of Advocacy for Parents: Getting Started, Julia Link Roberts and Tracy Ford Inman
  • Help! I Think My Baby is Gifted…Now What Should I Do?, Megan Parker Peters
  • Student Voices: Schools Need to Offer More Opportunities, Ben Peters
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December 2019





Cover of PHP Group of students all ages laughing

September 2019

  • A Note from the Editor, Kathleen Nilles
  • Parent to Parent: Blueprints for Starting the School Year Right, NAGC’s Parent Editorial Content and Advisory Board
  • Nurturing Giftedness at Home with Young Learners, Jennifer Wellberg
  • Being Mindful of Emotions: CHECKing in on Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence, Emily Mofield and Megan Parker Peters
  • Assessment, Acceleration, and Optimal Learning: The Talent Search Model, Susan Corwith
  • You Can Do It, Too! Be an Effective Advocate in Your Child’s School, Jen Zatchey
  • Essential Resources for Parents from NAGC, Editor