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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

Chapter 19: TASC: Thinking Actively in a Social Context: A Universal Framework for Developing Thinking Skills and Problem-solving Across the Curriculum

TASC: Thinking Actively in a Social Context: A Universal Framework for Developing Thinking Skills and Problem-solving Across the Curriculum
TASC: thinking actively in a social context: a universal framework for developing thinking skills and problem-solving across the curriculum
Belle Wallace Harvey B. Adams
Introduction: Early Development of the TASC Framework – Thinking Actively in a Social Context

The early development of TASC needs to be understood within the following political and social perspective.

The basic TASC Framework was developed by Wallace and Adams in KwaZulu/Natal (South Africa) during the years 1985 to 1994 when Apartheid systematically segregated the country along racial lines. However, the University of Natal defied the national government and declared its admission policy as open ...

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