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Essential Readings in Gifted Education #8: Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Studentsby Sidney M. Moon
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This volume addresses the affective needs of special populations of high-ability students who are at risk of not reaching their full potential.
The expert guide to the major issues and chief trends in studies of underachievement and affective needs of gifted students
Focusing on the social and emotional characteristics of gifted students in general, and underachievers in particular, the sixteen articles in this ready-reference also provide an introduction to appropriate counseling methods for the gifted.
Key features include: Expert Sidney M. Moon's comprehensive analysis of some of the most influential research on underachievement, social/emotional issues, and counseling approaches for the gifted Effective educational and personal interventions designed to reverse underachievement Recommendations for addressing the specialized and differentiated counseling needs of gifted students
With the guidance and insight of the field's top authorities, educators will learn how to intervene more effectively with high-ability individuals experiencing social/emotional difficulties, and will discover how they can help all gifted students achieve optimal social, emotional, and personal development.
The ERGE Series:
The National Association for Gifted Children series Essential Readings in Gifted Education is a 12-volume collection of seminal articles from Gifted Child Quarterly, Put the knowledge and power of more than 25 years of research on giftedness and talent into your hands with the leading theories, studies, and findings the experts in the field have to offer.
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