- Subject index
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 26: The National Mentoring Program in Israel: A Model for Developing Leadership among Highly Gifted Students
The National Mentoring Program in Israel: A Model for Developing Leadership among Highly Gifted Students
The focus of this chapter is to examine what is known about the manifestations of giftedness and leadership among youth, and to demonstrate how the practice of mentoring can enable gifted youth to become leaders. Thus, the following questions will be addressed:
- What defines giftedness and leadership and how do they compare between youth and adults?
- Is the practice of mentoring effective in promoting leadership among gifted youth, as shown in the National ...