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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 ...

Spiritual Intelligence: Developing Higher Consciousness
Spiritual intelligence: developing higher consciousness
Dorothy A. Sisk
Introduction: Exploring Spiritual Intelligence

Over the past twenty years, the concept of spiritual intelligence or (SQ) has gained considerable momentum in popular and scholarly literature. Howard Gardner's (1983) introduction of multiple intelligences provided an important acknowledgment that other intelligences might exist. He identified seven intelligences: linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and later added naturalist, suggesting that each intelligence functions separately as an independent system.

Emmons (2000) suggested that SQ might be a subset of spirituality to provide individuals with opportunities to use spiritual abilities to solve problems. Emmons said spirituality can be viewed as a set of specific abilities or capacities, and may provide a variety of ...

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