Honouring the leadership of Dr Joyce VanTassel-Baska, this book
includes major strands of work central to defining the field of gifted
education and discusses relevant trends and issues that have shaped or will
shape the field.
This comprehensive resource outlines three major sections:
conceptions in gifted education such as intelligence, creativity and eminence;
linkage of theory to practice through curriculum and instruction, professional
development, and assessment; and the infrastructure of gifted education that
relies on research, policy and leadership directions within and outside the
Showcasing contributions from leading senior scholars in gifted
education, this book is sure to be an invaluable resource for policymakers,
scholars, researchers and practitioners who are interested in research-based
practices to better serve gifted students.