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Gifted Young Children: A Guide for Teachers and Parents / Edition 2

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Overview

Gifted Young Children is a comprehensive guide to identifying and working with young children with advanced development.. "Louise Porter shows how to identify gifted children aged 0 to 8 years and how to challenge them without pushing too hard. She suggests strategies for ensuring their emotional and social adjustment, including ways to enhance self-esteem, increase their resilience to stress and promote friendships. Porter provides guidelines for counselling children about their giftedness and shows how professionals can help families in their efforts to meet their children's needs. Different strategies for educating gifted young children are assessed, and issues faced by immigrant families with gifted children are also addressed.. "Gifted Young Children is an essential reference for early childhood professionals and a useful resource for parents of children who are or who may be gifted.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335217724
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Figures
Tables
Acknowledgments
1 A rationale for gifted education
2 The meaning of giftedness
3 The making of talent
4 Recognising advanced development in young children
5 Assessing developmental advances in young children
6 Emotional adjustment of gifted children
7 Gifted young children's self-esteem
8 Promoting resilience in gifted young children
9 Meeting gifted young children's social needs
10 Meeting gifted young children's learning needs
11 Teaching gifted children considerate behaviour
12 Children whose gifts are disguised
13 Counselling gifted young children and their families
14 Formulating a policy on advanced learners
App. I Checklists
App. II IQ tests
Bibliography
Index
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