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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 10: Eminence in Talented Women by Domain: Issues, Similarities and Differences Utilizing the Piirto Pyramid as a Theoretical Framework

Eminence in Talented Women by Domain: Issues, Similarities and Differences Utilizing the Piirto Pyramid as a Theoretical Framework
Eminence in talented women by domain: issues, similarities, and differences utilizing the piirto pyramid as a theoretical framework
Jane Piirto
Introduction

Talented men and women are essentially the same in intellect and in their ability to perform in their domains of talent, except for environmental influences. These environmental influences are profound, and, depending on the domain, women are less likely to reach eminence. Eminence is renown, or fame, where a person is known by others in the domain and also by the world at large for their talent and accomplishments. This chapter will consider gender as an environmental factor in the development of eminent ...

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