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Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?

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An examination of the essential topics teachers, parents, and researchers need to know about the social and emotional development of gifted children. The book includes chapters on peer pressure and social acceptance, resilience, delinquency, and underachievement. It is concise, comprehensive, and wide-ranging in its coverage. All Levels
Paperback, 295 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Prufrock Press (first published October 1st 2001)
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Aurelia McNeil
Jan 19, 2016 Aurelia McNeil rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Are the rates of depression and suicide higher or lower among gifted children? What is gifted underachievement? And what, if anything, could counteract it? What are the social and emotional needs of gifted children with disabilities? How might parents assist their gifted children in coping with bullying?

Eruditely written studies characterize the second edition of the book, The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, as they answer all of the above questions. To balance perfectionism
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Kathy Heare Watts
I was excited about winning this book in the Goodreads giveaway. I am actually passing the book onto my youngest daughter, the mother of 4 very intelligent and gifted girls. Child #3 has been recognizing letters since she was 18 months old, reading words before 3 years old and reading books since age 3. She shocks people with her abilities. She is very petite for her age of 11 years old and in the 6th grade, an A student. Her test schools have been beyond high school standards for years. They wo ...more
Stephanie
Mar 14, 2014 Stephanie rated it liked it
This reads like a series of journal articles, brief summaries on a variety of topics, with references listed every other sentence. It is essentially a compilation of research, summarized in brief, with some of the authors' commentary thrown in. Useful primarily as a resource for further exploration.
Heather
Oct 02, 2014 Heather rated it really liked it
More educators need to read this book and books like this so that educational services for gifted could be improved--both the educational and the social-emotional.
Kim
Apr 10, 2011 Kim rated it liked it
Shelves: teacher-books
Brief chapters on different aspects of the social-emotional development of gifted kids. Could use an update (2002 publication date.)
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