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Gifted young children : a guide for teachers and parents

Author: Louise Porter
Publisher: Buckingham : Open University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gifted Young Children is a comprehensive guide to identifying and working with young children with advanced development." "Louise Porter shows how to identify gifted children aged 0 to 8 years and how to challenge them without pushing too hard. She suggests strategies for ensuring their emotional and social adjustment, including ways to enhance self-esteem, increase their resilience to stress and promote  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Porter, Louise, 1958-
Gifted young children.
Buckingham : Open University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)988861124
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Porter
ISBN: 0335205526 9780335205523
OCLC Number: 43031703
Description: xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A rationale for gifted education --
2. The meaning of giftedness --
3. The making of talent --
4. Recognising advanced development in young children --
5. Assessing developmental advances in young children --
6. Emotional adjustment of gifted children --
7. Gifted young children's self-esteem --
8. Promoting resilience in gifted young children --
9. Meeting gifted young children's social needs --
10. Meeting gifted young children's learning needs --
11. Teaching gifted children considerate behaviour --
12. Children whose gifts are disguised --
13. Counselling gifted young children and their families --
14. Formulating a policy on advanced learners --
App. I. Checklists --
App. II. IQ tests.
Responsibility: Louise Porter.

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In this volume the author shows how to identify gifted children aged up to eight years of age and how to challenge them without pushing too hard. She suggests strategies for ensuring their emotional  Read more...

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