Barbara A. Kerr's Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent PDF

By Barbara A. Kerr

ISBN-10: 1412949718

ISBN-13: 9781412949712

Library magazine Best Reference 2009

Educators have all started to acknowledge that selecting and accommodating scholars who're slower to profit may well go away at the back of those that research swiftly and imagine creatively. the character of intelligence, the resources of innovation, and the how one can nurture certain skills are actually themes of serious curiosity to students in a large choice of disciplines and to most of the people. Policymakers, starting from university board individuals to leaders of countries, should also make useful judgements approximately how groups and societies will deal with their brightest, so much promising students.

With greater than four hundred entries, those volumes assessment examine findings on giftedness, expertise, and creativity and their impact on schooling, education, technology and the humanities, govt coverage, and way of life. The Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and ability presents a balanced, target review of a few of the views at the nature of intelligence, innovation, and optimum states. This cutting-edge source covers all significant points of the sphere, together with success motivation, inventive skill, inventive character, emotional intelligence, gender variations, genius, intelligence trying out, studying types, minority underrepresentation, a number of intelligences, musical skill, prodigies, scientists, self actualization, pondering talents, and more.

Key Themes

  • Assessment and Identification
  • Creativity Studies
  • Cultural Issues
  • Education
  • Eminent People
  • Exceptionalities
  • Intelligence
  • Neuroscience and Genetics
  • Populations
  • Programs and Interventions
  • Psychological Issues
  • Talent Domains
  • Theories and Models

Key Features

  • Provides a balanced and significant dialogue of the controversies that experience lively study and idea making
  • Clarifies which grouping and tutorial concepts advertise the easiest results in fulfillment and social/emotional improvement of talented children
  • Helps educators make trained judgements concerning the id innovations and the curriculum types that top meet their scholars' needs
  • Contains hundreds of thousands of pertinent proof from the fields of schooling, psychology, sociology, and the arts
  • Evaluates guidelines that experience hindered proficient young children and makes a persuasive case for accurately not easy and differentiated education
  • Examines how giftedness, creativity, and ability have been outlined some time past and the way present meanings have emerged.

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