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Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent

Sage Publications: Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent By Barbara Kerr “Giftedness as part of national school curricula in Europe has been, and still is, surrounded by some controversy because school systems generally and invariably reflect the philosophical foundation and the political will of any nation. The European Union alone accounts for 27 nations, each … Continue reading

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Hereditary Genius -An Inquiry Into its Laws and Consequences

Hereditary Genius An Inquiry Into its Laws and Consequences by Sir Francis Galton From the Preface: “The relation between genius in its technical sense (whatever its precise definition may be) and insanity, has been much insisted upon by Lombroso and others, whose views of the closeness of the connection between the two are so pronounced, … Continue reading

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An Interview with James T. Webb: Searching For Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment and Hope

Education News: An Interview with James T. Webb: Searching For Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment and Hope By Michael Shaughnessy … “The title of your book is Searching for Meaning. Do you find that gifted kids, adolescents and adults are searching for meaning in their lives, or this world? Yes, this is something that I … Continue reading

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Parents’ Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education

Parent Guidebooks: Parents’ Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education By Dr. David Palmer Book review by Parentguidebooks.com: “Parents’ Guide to IQ Testing and Gifted Education is the only book written specifically for parents who need to understand gifted testing and gifted programming so that they can make informed decisions for their children. If your … Continue reading

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Talent i Skolen

Talent i Skolen, –identifikasjon, undervisning og udvikling Nissen, Kyed og Baltzer, Dafolo Forlag, 208 sider Bokanmeldelse av Kjell Skogen “Evnerike barn eller barn med spesielle talenter har i den senere tid fått en del oppmerksomhet i norske media. I Norge har dette temaet tidligere ikke fått nevneverdig oppmerksomhet verken fra politikere eller forskere siden Arnold … Continue reading

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Highly Gifted Young People: Development from Childhood to Adulthood

Highly Gifted Young People: Development from Childhood to Adulthood by Miraca U.M. Gross Highly gifted children and adolescents are students at risk because they differ so significantly from their age-peers in many aspects of their cognitive and affective development. The cognitive strategies they employ are not readily understood by classmates or, often, by teachers. In the … Continue reading

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Den norske skolen og de evnerike elevene

Den norske skolen og de evnerike elevene -En caseundersøkelse av hvordan evnerike barn og deres foreldre opplever møtet med skolen by Jørgen Smedsrud, University of Oslo, Norway Abstract “Highly gifted children is a term that can seem distant and unprecise to many. The purpose of this study was to examine how gifted children and their … Continue reading