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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 ...

What Works Better than the Rest? The Impact of Various Curricula Provisions for Gifted Learners
What works better than the rest? the impact of various curricula provisions for gifted learners
Janna Wardman John Hattie
Introduction: Why do Many Gifted Children not Become Gifted Adults?

Globally, decisions on making provisions for the gifted are often based on myth not evidence. This chapter challenges the myths by presenting 30 years of meta-analyses on ability grouping, enrichment and acceleration for gifted learners. Evidence from around the world suggests that up to 20 percent of our gifted students may exit early from schooling with few or no qualifications; we are calling them our ‘lost gifted'. Why do so many gifted children not ...

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