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On the social and emotional lives of gifted children : understanding and guiding their development

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Prufrock Press, Volume 4th, Waco, Tex., p.287 (2011)

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Cubb BF723 .G5 C76 2011



Gifted children--Education, Gifted children--Psychology


Contents: Examining beliefs about the gifted -- Determining the needs of gifted children -- Competing with myths about the social and emotional development of gifted students -- Social and emotional development of gifted children: straight talk -- Gifted children and Erikson's theory of psychosocial development -- A consideration of axiomatic statements -- How gifted students cope with mixed messages -- Examining claims about gifted children and suicide -- On chance and being gifted -- Guiding and supporting the development of gifted children practical advice for guiding the gifted -- Working on behalf of gifted students -- Developing relationships, communication, and identity -- Swagger or humility or swagger and humility : a new goal for educating students with gifts and talents -- Putting the well-being of all students (including gifted students) first -- Owning the problem of undesirable behavior : disintermediation and how our children are taught to drink, smoke, and gamble -- Self-mutilation and gifted children -- On preventing suicide among gifted students -- Gifted students and the adults who provide for them : lessons learned from terrorism -- Gifted students' social and emotional development in the 21st century -- Technology and the unseen world of gifted students -- Digital immigrants, natives, and "tweeners" : a glimpse into the future for our students with gifts and talents -- Nerds and geeks : society's evolving stereotypes of our students with gifts and talents -- The lived experiences of gifted students in school, or on gifted students and columbine -- The rage of gifted students -- The many faces of bullies -- Psychological autopsy provides insight into gifted adolescent suicide -- Contemporary issues in the psychosocial development of students with gifts and talents -- The changing life metaphor of gifted youth -- Changing times -- Top 10 (plus or minus two) list for the 20th century -- Disrupting social contracts that affect gifted students : an homage to "Harrison Bergeron".

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