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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 32: Gifted Education in Brazil: Historical Background, Current Practices and Research Trends

Gifted Education in Brazil: Historical Background, Current Practices and Research Trends
Gifted education in Brazil: historical background, current practices and research trends
Eunice M. L. Soriano de Alencar Denise de Souza Fleith Liliane Bernardes Carneiro
Introduction

Brazil is a vast country with 26 states and the Federal District. It is located in South America and is the fifth country in terms of land mass after Russia, Canada, China, and the United States. The country is divided into five regions, with great differences among them in people's level of education and income. Portuguese is the official language of the country. Its population is estimated at 204 million inhabitants, most of them (85.43%) ...

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