An act of GRACE? What do contemporary understandings in psychology have to contribute to the future of gifted education?

Hymer, Barry (2012) An act of GRACE? What do contemporary understandings in psychology have to contribute to the future of gifted education? Gifted Education International . Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

Drawing on a variety of research domains and traditions, this article presents a contemporary and evidence-led model for understanding the development of gifts and talents. In so doing and arguing largely – but not exclusively – from within the stance of social-constructivism, it is suggested that accounts of gift-development that emphasise the role of innate capacities lead frequently to tired debates around identification, labelling and resourcing, and away from the more vital discourses around gifted provision and gift-creation. The implications for classroom practice deriving from traditional and emerging ontological and epistemological conceptualisations of giftedness are presented.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Gifted Education International
Publisher: Sage
ISSN: Print ISSN: 0261-4294 Online ISSN: 2047-9077
Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of Education > Continuing Professional Development > Educational Research
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2012 14:28
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 16:10
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1407

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