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On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children

Raising happy, successful children is a goal of every parent of gifted children. In On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children, the nation’s leading authority on the psychology of gifted children offers advice and encouragement for both parents and teachers. In a thoughtful, conversational style, the author offers an in-depth look at the complex social and emotional issues faced by gifted children. This revised and updated fifth edition of the popular text contains more than 12 new chapters.


Handbook of Giftedness in Children Psychoeducational Theory, Research, and Best Practices

In one comprehensive resource, this superb handbook covers everything you need to know about the subject. It brings together leading experts from the fields of psychology and education, combining theory and applied empirical research on such crucial topics as conceptualization, types of intelligence, developmental considerations, and ethical and legal concerns. Particular attention is given to social and family contexts, and evidence-based strategies and interventions offer solid guidelines on assessment, curriculum design, and encouraging and nurturing talent – from preschool through adolescence.


Understanding Gifted Children: Perspectives, Gender Differences and Challenges

Understanding Gifted Children: Perspectives, Gender Differences and Challenges is about exploring and finding the best ways of matching educational and psychological means and methods for each gifted child. The book tries to help the reader understand the different educational, emotional or social needs of various gifted children, those considered “highly-gifted” and the others who are perceived as “mildly-gifted”; children who are interested in science and others who tend to the humanities or to arts; chess Olympic champions or child-musicians or actors.


Raising Gifted Children – by Catherine Zakoian

Raise a happier, healthier gifted child—practical tools and advice for parents Gifted children can be identified as perplexing or troublesome long before they’re identified as gifted. Many of the traits that characterize challenging gifted behaviors—such as intensity, sensitivity, and perfectionism—are simply shadows cast by a bright light within. Raising Gifted Children is filled with insights, guidance, up-to-date research, and practical advice to help parents better understand the inner world of their gifted child so they can help them flourish at home, school, and beyond.


The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?

The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children remains the only book that provides a comprehensive summary of the empirical research on the social and emotional development of gifted children by leading authorities in the field. It includes several features that make it the leading text on what we know about the social and emotional development of gifted children. For example, it summarizes the most significant findings from the empirical research on the topic. It also includes noteworthy variations that have been observed across cultural groups or global contexts. Each chapter also provides a short description of the practical applications that can be made from the research. This second edition includes an entirely new section on the psychosocial aspects of talent development, as well as addresses the burgeoning interest and research base regarding gifted performance. The text also includes several new topics that have emerged from the research in the past decade, such as the neuroscience of talent development and motivation for talent development. This book is a service publication of the National Association for Gifted Children.

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