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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children

What Do We Know?

by Maureen Neihart Author · Sally Reis Author

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The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? offers an examination of the essential topics teachers, parents, and researchers need to know about the social and emotional development of gifted children.
Instigated by a task force convened by the National Association for Gifted Children and written by leading scholars in the field of gifted education, the book includes chapters on peer pressure and social acceptance, resilience, delinquency, and underachievement. The book also summarizes several decades worth of research on special populations, including minority, learning-disabled, and gay and lesbian gifted students.
Concise, comprehensive, meticulously researched, and wide-ranging in its coverage, The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? is essential reading for those who wish to enable gifted students to develop their strengths and encourage them to make the contributions of which they are capable.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Imprint:
Prufrock Press
Publication Date:
2002

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Maureen Neihart (Author)

Sally M. Reis, Ph.D., is the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, and a Teaching Fellow in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. She currently holds the Letitia Neag Chair in Educationa...

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Nancy Robinson (Author)

Sidney M. Moon, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of educational studies and the director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute at Purdue University. She has been active in the field of gifted education as a parent, counselor, teacher, ...

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Sally Reis (Author)

Nancy M. Robinson, Ph.D., is professor emerita of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington and former director of what is now known as the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars. Her current research interes...

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Creators

Author :
Maureen Neihart
Author :
Sidney Moon
Author :
Nancy Robinson
Author :
Sally Reis
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