Gifted Young Children: A Guide For Teachers and Parents

Gifted Young Children: A Guide For Teachers and Parents

Gifted Young Children: A Guide For Teachers and Parents

  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 153 x 230 x 15mm | 425g
  • Publication date: 16 Mar 2005
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication City/Country: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Edition Statement: 2nd edition
  • Illustrations note: diagrams, graphs
  • ISBN10: 0335217729
  • ISBN13: 9780335217724
  • Bestsellers rank: 185,204

Praise for the first edition:
'..a wealth of creative ideas and practical advice for developing the talents of this under-served population. Her humour and candor, compassion and insight will endear her work to readers internationally.'
Joan Franklin Smutny, Director, Center for Gifted, National-Louis University, USA '...a comprehensive text that will meet the needs of a wide range of readers from early childhood professionals and teachers to parents.'
Wilma Vialle, The Australasian Journal of Gifted EducationGifted Young Children is a practical guide to identifying and supporting young children who may be gifted or talented. Louise Porter outlines how to identify and provide educationally for children aged up to 8 years with advanced development. She also explains how teachers and parents can promote the children's emotional and social adjustment, including ways to enhance self-esteem, encourage friendships and support their autonomy. She shows how parents can discuss giftedness with children and respond to their needs.Updated to reflect recent research, this second edition is a valuable resource for parents and anyone working with or caring for a gifted or talented child.

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