Being Smart about Gifted Education

Being Smart about Gifted Education, now in its 2nd edition, is written for teachers and parents who want to understand what intelligence, giftedness, and talent are, how high level ability develops, and what they can do to support and encourage it. It connects current research in the cognitive and neurosciences and developmental psychology with practices in education, illustrating the important roles that appropriate support, challenge, practice, and persistence play in high academic achievement.