Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students
304 pages
2004
ISBN: 9781412904339

Social/Emotional Issues, Underachievement, and Counseling of Gifted and Talented Students

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Sidney Moon

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 counselling 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 counselling approaches for the gifted
  • Effective educational and personal interventions designed to reverse underachievement
  • Recommendations for addressing the specialised and differentiated counselling 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.

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