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Identifying gifts and talents: Programs for gifted preschoolers

Devlin, Nancy (2009). Identifying gifts and talents: Programs for gifted preschoolers. Every Child,15(1):32-33.

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Title Identifying gifts and talents: Programs for gifted preschoolers
Author Devlin, Nancy
Journal Name Every Child
Publication Date 2009
Volume Number 15
Issue Number 1
ISSN 1322-0659   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 32
End Page 33
Total Pages 2
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher Early Childhood Australia Inc.
Field of Research 1399 - Other Education
HERDC Category C3 - Journal Article - Non-refereed articles (including articles in professional journals) (internal)
Abstract As advocates for high-quality early childhood education, we need to recognise the diverse abilities of children. Usually, when we discuss diverse abilities, we look at the needs of children with greater difficulties in attaining skills. However, creating a stimulating and supportive environment is important for all children, including those recognised as being gifted. Many gifted children have heigthtened levels of awareness, and not catering for their needs can lead to social, emotional and physical problems. Terman (1931, p.579) wrote that 'the higher the IQ, the more acute the problem'. Sevent-eight years later this sums up the situation well. How do we create an environment that nurtures and develops these children?
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