Explorations in Giftedness

Explorations in Giftedness

by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko, Linda Jarvin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521518547

ISBN-13: 9780521518543

Pub. Date: 09/30/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a scholarly overview of the modern concepts, definitions, and theories of intellectual giftedness, and of past and current developments in the field of gifted education. The authors consider, in some detail, the roles of intelligence, creativity, and wisdom in giftedness and the interaction between culture and giftedness, as well as how giftedness can

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This book is a scholarly overview of the modern concepts, definitions, and theories of intellectual giftedness, and of past and current developments in the field of gifted education. The authors consider, in some detail, the roles of intelligence, creativity, and wisdom in giftedness and the interaction between culture and giftedness, as well as how giftedness can be understood in terms of a construct of developing expertise. The authors also review and discuss a set of key studies that address the issues of identification and education of children with intellectual gifts. This volume may be used as a summary overview of the field for educators, psychologists, social workers, and other professionals who serve intellectually gifted children and their families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521518543
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. What is giftedness?; 2. Theories of giftedness; 3. WICS as a model of giftedness; 4. Intelligence and giftedness; 5. Creativity and giftedness; 6. Wisdom and giftedness; 7. Giftedness as developing expertise; 8. Giftedness and culture; 9. Learning disabilities, giftedness, and gifted/LD; 10. Identifying the gifted; 11. Educating the gifted.

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