Developing Leadership Potential in Gifted Students: The Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education

Developing Leadership Potential in Gifted Students: The Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education

by Frances Karnes, Frances A. Karnes, Kristen R. Stephens
     
 

Although the concept of leadership is often studied, researched, and discussed, the art of leadership is still misunderstood, debated, and often neglected. It is known, however, that leadership skills can be developed and more intentional endeavors must be made to cultivate bright, young leaders for the future. Developing Leadership Potential in Gifted Students

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Overview

Although the concept of leadership is often studied, researched, and discussed, the art of leadership is still misunderstood, debated, and often neglected. It is known, however, that leadership skills can be developed and more intentional endeavors must be made to cultivate bright, young leaders for the future. Developing Leadership Potential in Gifted Students offers insight into developing leadership skills in gifted students and provides definitions and theories of leadership, looks at trends and changing paradigms, and suggests screening and identification tools for leadership, as well as instructional programs and materials to incorporate into the regular curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593634001
Publisher:
Prufrock Press
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Series:
The Practical Strategies Series in Gifted Education Series
Pages:
60
Sales rank:
921,184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface 1

Introduction to Leadership Development 3

Definitions of Leadership 5

Theories of Leadership 7

Changing Generations and Paradigms 9

Trends in Leadership 11

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership 13

Giftedness and Leadership 14

Screening and Identification Instruments 20

Instructional Programs and Materials for Leadership 22

Incorporating Leadership Into the Curriculum for Gifted Students 32

Summary 35

Resources 36

References 43

About the Author 51

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