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  • 5 intelligent female role models for girls
    Gevinson is not as well known as Emma Watson but she s a pretty incredible role model At age 12 Gevinson created a blog called Style Rookie She s now the CEO and founder of online editorial Rookie Magazine oh and she s still a teenager Gevinson has received accolades from the likes of Forbes and Time magazine for her successful and inspiring ventures 3 Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai gained worldwide acclaim when she survived a gunshot to the head for demanding that girls receive an education in Pakistan The young activist was targeted by the Taliban for standing up for women s rights Despite the traumatic experience Yousafzai remains an amazing advocate for equal rights and is the youngest person ever to win a Nobel Peace Prize 4 Audrey Gelman Audrey Gelman is many things including an actress in the TV show Girls the vice president of a political public relations company called SKDKnickerbocker and a contributing editor for Marie Claire magazine She s also worked in public relations positions for some prominent campaigns including as a press aide for Hillary Clinton and deputy communications director for New York politician Scott Stringer Gelman s success in so many things proves what an amazing role model she is 5 Reese Witherspoon With one Academy Award under her belt and another nomination on top of that Reese Witherspoon is certainly a terrific actress However it s her commitment to philanthropy that makes her a great role model Witherspoon is involved in a number of charities for children and women She s even the honorary chair of the Avon Foundation a nonprofit organization dedicated to breast cancer research and raising awareness of domestic violence RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the

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  • 6 signs your child may be highly intelligent
    was 4 years old 2 Has a long attention span Another sign to look for during early development is attention span Many highly intelligent children were very alert as babies and developed long attention spans during their toddlerhood However keep in mind that a short attention span does not mean a child will be of average or below average intelligence 3 Has advanced language capabilities Children who have a good grasp of various language skills at an early age could also be very intelligent Advanced language capabilities could be anything from putting words together into sentences to comprehending written language and using large or complex words at a young age 4 Learns quickly Learning quickly is another potential sign of a highly intelligent child Does your child pick up ideas and concepts right away after learning them Also consider things like how he or she solves problems or how good his or her memory is These could indicate the fast working brain of a quick learner 5 Has a specific talent Many children show their giftedness in a particular area like an affinity for playing instruments or drawing realistic pictures If your child has a unique talent it may be a potential sign he or she is very intelligent 6 Plays alone Believe it or not if your child is more comfortable playing alone or would rather read a book than join a team sport he or she may be highly intelligent This behavior is often found in intelligent children teenagers and even adults of any age In fact some highly intelligent children feel more comfortable talking to older kids or even adults rather than others their own age RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More

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  • The social challenges of being a gifted student
    his age I believe the biggest challenge is helping them live in a world where other kids and people don t learn the same way be accepting and be a good friend and be socially accepted Julianne Hancock a psychologist who has administered thousands of IQ tests told the source Learning empathy Children have to learn empathy the way they d develop any other skill That means that initially kids believe everyone sees the world the same way they do Unfortunately this can create a barrier between gifted students and their peers Students with an average IQ see math homework at a certain challenge level while gifted kids just understand it Encountering someone on a different level can make understanding that person hard Parents of gifted kids can help teach their children empathy For starters address your child s emotional needs Whenever your child is feeling left out let him or her explain their feelings Also look for opportunities to point out the feelings of others You might say When you say that you make me feel sad Remember when you were sad about school You didn t like that feeling right This allows your child to connect his or her feelings to yours Ideally your gifted student will be able to exercise empathy when having social interactions with students who many not grasp concepts as quickly Teach confidence When your child talks about high level concepts he or she thinks it s perfectly normal However other students could label him or her as a know it all Your child shouldn t dumb him or herself down just to fit in so teach confidence Remind your child that being smart is a good thing Remember though that confidence should not become arrogance RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides

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  • Building a home library may boost IQ
    of education to a child s life The thought is that kids will be able to read from home learning new information The three years are independent from school and their parents intellect Additionally the study revealed that children raised in a home that has more than 500 books are 36 percent more likely to graduate from high school and 19 percent more likely to graduate from college than their peers who grew up with few to no books However these results are dependent upon whether the parents read If parents who are barely literate have no books at home their children are at an even greater disadvantage The study highlights the fact that children learn from what their parents do and if they read the kids are likely to do the same Encouraging literacy IQ scores are devised of many facets including literacy so it s no wonder reading at a young age can help boost intelligence As the study indicated helping your children succeed in school requires more than a home library Of course having a plethora of books for your kids to enjoy does encourage them to read In addition to making reading materials plentiful in your home you can also model literacy By reading at home in front of your kids or even with them you ll influence their decision to read on their own Consider letting your kids pick out stories they d like to read then enjoy the books with them Encourage them to read aloud and help them sound out words By encouraging literacy at home you may help boost your kids education RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information

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  • What IQ may say about students' future careers
    have an IQ of 133 which is considered extremely intelligent Engineers also have to make precise calculations and predictions using numbers and the data showed many students studying the field have an IQ of 128 Any career in math and science generally requires your math and problem solving abilities to be high IQ tests in part measure a person s math reasoning skills so people who earn a high score in that section may be predisposed to do well in math classes IQ tests also measure language skills so individuals who score high on this section could do well in a career that uses language In fact ETS estimated that college students who study English language and literature have an IQ of 120 and those who study foreign language and literature have an IQ of 119 both of which are considered very intelligent Predisposition vs prescription Being naturally talented in one area or another merely means that you ll have an easier time understanding information and developing skills in that subject For instance if your child earned a good language skill score he or she may have an easy time in English class However that does not mean your child must become an English major Many people naturally gravitate toward the things they are good at as succeeding easily or earning praise can be motivating Additionally people with an overall high IQ may have an easier time picking up any skill studies have shown that gifted individuals are good at academics music and sports Your child s IQ score may lead him or her toward a certain career but ultimately his or her future is wide open RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES

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  • What don't IQ tests measure?
    the room and have great listening skills likely have a high social intelligence Can you improve it Social intelligence is largely taught Knowing how to respond to questions like How are you doing is a skill you pick up as you age and watch others talk You can also practice listening skills Charisma however is harder to learn Some people are naturally sensitive to the moods of others and can play to them Emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence refers to your understanding and mastery of emotions People with high EQ can identify how others around them feel assess their own emotions and contain them For instance if you re in a high stress situation and have a good EQ you can probably control your stress and avoid becoming overwhelmed Many people also refer to having high EQ as having grit or the ability to tough through situations in which others would give up While EQ is different than IQ you can have it tested There are exams specifically designed to measure your EQ which is comprised of social and self awareness your relationships and your emotional wellbeing Can you improve it While raising your EQ can be challenging you can certainly pick up strategies to help you master emotions Some classes teach you to recognize basic emotions such as happy sad angry and scared What s more you can learn strategies for managing stress in a healthy way Most importantly to develop EQ you have to be aware of your own emotions and practice communicating them IQ tests can tell you how smart you are but they don t assess all forms of intelligence RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids

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  • Group of UK students earns high IQ scores, joins Mensa
    population Etone College has about 750 students between all grades making the fact that so many achieved such astounding scores incredible We are delighted that 21 of our pupils have been recognized by Mensa International and are now eligible to join such an elite group a spokesperson for the school told the source To have ten pupils with IQs above 160 is extraordinary and we are extremely proud to be working with such gifted children Etone College is committed to stretching all of our pupils including our most able and this has shown them just how capable they are More on Mensa Colloquially referred to as the high IQ society Mensa is an international group comprised of people who are highly intelligent Anyone whose IQ is in the top 2 percent can join regardless of age gender or nationality In fact Mensa boasts that its members range in age from 2 years old to more than 100 years old The U K alone has 21 000 Mensa members Members of Mensa meet regularly to have social gatherings do fun projects and engage in stimulating discussion Local groups organize such meet and greets Mensa also helps gifted children by providing resources for finding quality schools and challenging education programs Some Mensa students can also win a scholarship for college The Etone College students who recently joined will have access to these and other benefits In order for an IQ score to qualify participants have to take a Mensa exam Prior to that many people also take other IQ tests Only after seeing a high score do some decide to try for Mensa RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test

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  • Emirati schoolboy is so smart, he gets his own curriculum
    he had to devise an invention He had to submit examples of his achievements in the realms of academia and the community What s more participants had to maintain a 90 percent or greater in all their school classes Throughout his lifetime Adeeb has gained accolades from Jordan s Jubilee Centre for Excellence in Education and won the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance He has made prosthetics and robots and dreams of one day becoming a scientist I will become big and then I will know what kind of scientist I want to be Adeeb told the source I want to build wheelchairs but now I have to build a house for my cat first Too smart for school As of January 2015 Adeeb is 9 years old and still has big plans for the future But first he has to finish school An IQ test revealed that the young inventor had a higher IQ than his peers and educators wanted to ensure he received the education he needed That s when EIAST and GCGTC teamed up Roya Klingner the founder and leader of GCGTC traveled to Dubai to meet with Adeeb his family and his school Adeeb is a very creative and gifted boy with high social skills and leadership potential As a result my center is going to create a curriculum tailored to his specific needs potential and creativity Klinger told Thomson Reuters Zawya In my talks with his school and parents I recommended several activities in cooperation with EIAST to strengthen him for his special role in society With my experience and knowledge I will do my best for Adeeb Al Balushi the young inventor and gifted boy from Dubai RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive

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