Podcasts for Parents
|Bright Now Podcast||This podcast focuses on multiple topics about parenting and educating bright and curious kids from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth|
|Mind Matters||This podcast features discussions with leaders in the fields of psychology, education, and beyond, with an emphasis on gifted/talented and 2e (twice-exceptional) children and adults. Mind Matters explores parenting, counseling techniques, and best practices for enriching the lives of high-ability people.|
|Celebrate Calm||This podcast is for parents of strong willed children.|
|Tilt Parenting||This podcast aims at helping parents raising “differently-wired” kids do so from a place of confidence, connection, and joy.|
CRITICAL THINKING: Use questions that demand higher level thinking skills; support of collections, hobbies: discussions of problems and possible solutions.
CREATIVITY: Encourage humor, jokes; share imaginative stories; provide diverse materials for projects and drawing; support crafts and art projects which begin with child’s own design.
RAPID LEARNING: Provide access to a rich variety of materials; frequent visits to the library; view instructional videos, television shows, computer sources; share skills.
CURIOSITY: Support investigations through family trips, library visits, museums, etc.
FACILITY OF COMMUNICATION: Designate “conversation times;” discuss common experiences, e.g., television shows, news; read together by taking turns; read same book and discuss; encourage diaries, letter writing; read magazines; play word games.
OBSERVATIONAL POWER: Provide access to visual materials – trips to museums; reproductions; discuss and analyze illustrations, magazine advertising; encourage visual design activities.
RETENTION: Respect and provide for particular interests with materials, trips, etc.
TASK COMMITMENT: Support projects while counseling realism in expectations; demonstrate tolerance of errors and shortcomings; request time commitments and allow for stretches of time for tasks.
INTELLECTUAL ABILITY: Support academic achievement; discuss ideas; share intellectual pursuits; establish groups which share respect for thinking and sharing ideas.
PREFERENCE FOR COMPLEXITY: Support advanced projects; connect student with experts in field of interest; channel interests into challenging material, activities, and projects.