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Gifted Young Children : A guide for teachers and parents - Louise Porter

Gifted Young Children

A guide for teachers and parents

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Gifted Young Children is a practical guide to identifying and supporting young children who may be gifted or talented. ..Louise Porter outlines how to identify and provide educationally for children aged up to 8 years with advanced development. She explains how teachers and parents can promote children's emotional and social adjustment, including ways to enhance self-esteem, encourage friendships and support their autonomy. She shows how parents can discuss giftedness with children and respond to their needs...Updated to reflect recent research, this second edition is a valuable resource for parents and anyone working with or caring for a gifted or talented child...Praise for the first edition:.. a wealth of creative ideas and practical advice for developing the talents of this under-served population. Her humour and candor, compassion and insight will endear her work to readers internationally.'..Joan Franklin Smutny, Director, Center for Gifted, National-Louis University, USA.. a comprehensive text that will meet the needs of a wide range of readers from early childhood professionals and teachers to parents.'..Wilma Vialle, The Australasian Journal of Gifted Education.. interesting, clear and comprehensive'..Helen Wilson, Research Centre for Able Pupils, Oxford Brookes University,UK

Part I Understanding giftedness..1 Signs of gifted development in young children ..2 Transforming giftedness into talent ..Part II Emotional needs of gifted children..3 Emotional issues for gifted children ..4 Self-esteem ..5 Social needs..6 Autonomy ..Part III Educational provisions..7 A rationale for gifted education ..8 Assessing developmental advances in young children ..9 Meeting gifted young children's learning needs ..10 Disadvantaged gifted children ..11 Gifted children with learning disabilities ..12 Formulating a policy about gifted learners..13 Parenting gifted children

ISBN: 9781741156096
ISBN-10: 1741156092
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st May 2005
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Edition Number: 1