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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 ...

Recognizing, Developing and Offering Talents as Educational Gifts through Living Theory Research
Recognizing, developing and offering talents as educational gifts through living theory research
Jack Whitehead Marie Huxtable
Introduction

Talents, gifts and education are all values-laden words. Living Theory research is a research paradigm in which each practitioner accepts responsibility to research their practice to generate their values-based explanations of their educational influences. These are values-based explanations of their influences in their own learning, in the learning of others and in the learning of the social formation they live and work in (Whitehead, 1989, 2018). An explanation of educational influence is given by the educational-practitioner in terms of the ontological and relational values that emerge and are clarified ...

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