Does addressing the social-emotional needs of gifted students influence the successful development of their giftedness?
1/ A description or definition of gifted students and the nature of their characteristics and why addressing social-emotional needs for gifted students is essential:
A/ Addressing the social-emotional needs of gifted students lead to:
promoting self-understanding and their learning.
Achieve their potential.
B/ the needs and interests of gifted students are varying.
2/ Describe or what are the social and emotional issues that may influence on gifted students:
B/ Dealing with stress, pressure withe parent and peer.
D/ Heightened awareness of others.
3/ How to help gifted students have successful development through addressing their social-emotional needs:
A/ Curriculum and program development such as a priority school and curricula, process and curriculum and program can be adjusted to meet the needs.
B/ Parent support such as education, consulting, meeting with their children and awareness.
C/ Professional development ongoing support for all gifted teachers such as psychology, child development and to gain strategies how to deal with special needs of gifted students
Meeting the needs of gifted and talented students – Gwen Goodhew.
Chapter 9 services that meet social-emotional, the book is designing services and programs for high ability – Purcell and Eckert.
National Association of Gifted Children: www.nagc.org
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: www.sengifted.org
Understanding the social and emotional needs of gifted children- Jennifer Murdock-smith
Social/emotional needs- Tracy L. Cross PHD.