Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women and Giftedness / Edition 1

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women and Giftedness / Edition 1

by Barbara A. Kerr
     
 

ISBN-10: 091070726X

ISBN-13: 9780910707268

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Why do gifted and talented girls so often fail to realize their potential as they reach adolescence and adulthood? This outstanding book summarizes research on gifted girls, presents biographies of eminent women and examines the current educational and family milieu. From this, Dr. Kerr gives practical advice to parents, teachers and policy-makers about ways to

Overview

Why do gifted and talented girls so often fail to realize their potential as they reach adolescence and adulthood? This outstanding book summarizes research on gifted girls, presents biographies of eminent women and examines the current educational and family milieu. From this, Dr. Kerr gives practical advice to parents, teachers and policy-makers about ways to help gifted girls reach their potential. Bright women who read this book will see themselves and their issues and will find it very helpful. This is the third edition of Dr. Kerr's powerful book. Features: Helps parents, educators and counselors understand and guide gifted and talented girls. Presents a twenty-year follow-up research project on "Sputnik-era" gifted girls. Contains biographies of eminent women and the experiences that shaped them. Discusses internal and external barriers to women's achievement. Highlights particular issues for gifted minority girls and women. Describes successful academic programs. Over 80,000 copies of the current and prior editions have been sold.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780910707268
Publisher:
Great Potential Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
392,757
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
Chapter 1 Tomorrow: A Retelling
Chapter 2 Leaders of Tomorrow
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5 What They Tell Us
Chapter 6: The Gifted Girl
Chapter 7 the Gifted Girl
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11 and Women
Chapter 12 with Specific Extraordinary Talents
Chapter 13-Actualization Optional?
Chapter 14 Stood the Test of Time
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Appendix- Questions & Answers
Index

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