Gifted team’s lecturing series continues in April |

Gifted team’s lecturing series continues in April

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EDWARDS – The Gifted Education Team of Eagle County presents “Understanding your Gifted Children from the Inside-Out: Meeting their Intellectual and Emotional Needs” as part of its spring lecture series, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 7. The talk, by Dr. Jim Delisle, is in the Berry Creek Middle School auditorium in Edwards and tickets are $10.Delisle is an author and professor of education at Kent State University in Ohio. He will review ways parents and teachers can help gifted children better understand and appreciate their abilities. Delisle will talk about coping with a gifted child’s emotional intensities and setting appropriate expectations at home and in school.Delisle has served on the board of directors of the National Association for Gifted Children, The Association for the Gifted, the Roeper School for Gifted Children and the Duke University Talent Identification Program. He has written 11 books, including “The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook” (with Judy Galbraith) and “When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs.”The Gifted Education Team of Eagle County is the local affiliate of the Colorado Association for the Gifted and Talented, which can be found on the Web at Our mission is toFor more information on the lecture series contact Susan at 926-8056 or Anne at 926-0723.Vail, Colorado

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