The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?
Edited by Maureen Neihart, Sally M. Reis, Nancy M. Robinson, & Sydney M. Moon
Examines the social and emotional lives of gifted children and youth. Issues related to underachievement, sensitivity, depression, and loneliness are explored. Chapter authors urge differentiated educational strategies, counseling, research, and community-oriented action.
Table of Contents:
Section I: Issues Deriving From Student Advancement Compared With Age Peers
Section II: Common Areas of Psychological Response
Section III: Gifted Children and Youth With Special Needs
Section IV: Promising Practices and Interventions and Recommendations for Future Action
Social and Emotional Issues: What Have We Learned and What Should We Do Now?
About This Book:
Parents, educators, higher education professionals, counselors, G/T coordinators
- Parents: understanding the social and emotional development of their gifted child.
- Higher education professionals: a resource for those researching and studying the social and emotional development of gifted children.
- Counselor, G/T coordinators, educators: an understanding of how programming, or lack of, can affect the social and emotional development of gifted children.
Originally assembled as a task force by the National Association of Gifted Children, leading researchers in the field of gifted education bring together their collective perspectives and expertise to the topic of the social and emotional development of gifted children. Based on research, the book includes issues such as student advancement, psychological responses, gifted children with special needs, and promising practices and recommendations. This book does an exceptional job of answering the question “what we do know” about the social and emotional development of gifted children.
About the Authors