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Conceptions of GiftednessWhat does it really mean to be gifted and how can schools or other institutions identify, teach, and evaluate the performance of gifted children? The second edition of Conceptions of Giftedness describes the major conceptions of what it means to be gifted, and how these conceptions apply to identification, instruction, and assessment of the gifted. It will provide specialists with a critical evaluation of various theories of giftedness, give practical advice to teachers and administrators on how…

Conceptions of Giftedness: Socio-Cultural PerspectivesThe effective education of gifted children is one of the most significant challenges facing educational systems in many countries around the world, made particularly difficult by the forces of globalization. Conceptions of Giftedness describes the unique and varied ways cultures conceive of giftedness. As language influences perception, different ideas of giftedness may embody different ways of thinking, especially in the areas of creativity and problem solving. This important new volume in spec…

Conceptions of Giftedness and Creativity from Africa:: The Shona Culture?s PerspectiveRecently, gifted education has become an arena of much debate. Contradictions and disagreements surround how we define and select gifted students into special programming. Conventional tools and models are all grounded in the West. When applied in gifted programming, IQ-based models fail to identify diverse students? talents. The area of giftedness is under-researched and not well understood from an African perspective. This research endeavour broke new ground by tapping sociocultural conception…

Conceptions of Giftedness [PAPERBACK] [2005] [By Robert J. Sternberg PhD(Editor)]Recently, gifted education has become an arena of much debate. Contradictions and disagreements surround how we define and select gifted students into special programming. Conventional tools and models are all grounded in the West. When applied in gifted programming, IQ-based models fail to identify diverse students? talents. The area of giftedness is under-researched and not well understood from an African perspective. This research endeavour broke new ground by tapping sociocultural conception…

[(Conceptions of Giftedness)] [Author: Robert J. Sternberg] published on (March, 2010)Recently, gifted education has become an arena of much debate. Contradictions and disagreements surround how we define and select gifted students into special programming. Conventional tools and models are all grounded in the West. When applied in gifted programming, IQ-based models fail to identify diverse students? talents. The area of giftedness is under-researched and not well understood from an African perspective. This research endeavour broke new ground by tapping sociocultural conception…