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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 ...

Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving: An International Collaboration
Real engagement in active problem solving: an international collaboration
C. June Maker Randy Pease
Introduction: Why did we Develop Reaps?

In our increasingly interdependent, complex, constantly-changing world, old solutions to problems no longer serve individuals or societies. New solutions, created from new perspectives and with the interdependent nature of our physical and social world as a key consideration, are essential to our survival as a human race. Such new solutions are essential to our ability to understand, value, and respect individuals from cultures different from our own and our ability to respect and cultivate a world that can sustain our lives. Thus, the focus of the Real Engagement in ...

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