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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 ...

Gifted Education: The Future Awaits
Gifted education: the future awaits
Ken McCluskey
Introduction

The major objective of this chapter is to raise several burning issues in gifted education today. Nine resonate for me, but I recognize there will be other ideas and dissenting views. The hope is that this discussion will encourage more researchers and practitioners to apply their minds to the exciting opportunities that will emerge for our discipline if we are able to recognize and respond to the following challenges in thoughtful ways.

Challenges in Gifted Education
Preserving the Past … Selectively

Throughout history the world has been in some form of transition. However, change has never been more rapid, unrelenting, and constantly accelerating than in the here and now. Young people today ...

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