Career Planning for Gifted Students


Michele Henderson

viii, 151 p.2011

Includes bibliographical references and index

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9788190773461(Paperback)

ISBN-10: 81-907734-6-1(Paperback) INR 195.00

LC Subject heading

1. Gifted children–Education. 

2. Vocational guidance.

Bisac Subject: EDU031000/EDUCATION / Counseling / Career Guidance.

About the Book

Most of the parents and teachers often assume that career planning for gifted and talented children will take care of itself. But evidence is mounting to show that the path from education to career is not always smooth for them, and it may be further complicated by sociol-emotional problems that gifted children often face. Thus, there is an urgent need for parents to properly plan career options for their children in advance. But how? This book offers some easy tips.

About The Author:

Michele Henderson, a Ph. D. in Psychology, has been working in the field of education and strategic life planning for over twenty years. She is on the panel of many reputed schools of America to counsel students for career planning. She regularly writes for several national and international newspapers and journals of repute. Also, she has to her credit a book entitled How to Motivate Children to Learn. She lives in Indiana with her husband and two children.


Preface — Career Planning for Gifted and Talented Youth — Helping Adolescents Adjust to Giftedness — The Emotional Lives of Gifted Children — Nurturing Giftedness in Young Children — Discovering Mathematical Talent — Dual Exceptionalities — Fostering Academic Creativity in Gifted Students — Helping Your Highly Gifted Child — Homeschooling Gifted Students — Leadership Development and Gifted Students — Personal Computers Help Gifted Students Work Smart — Providing Curriculum Alternatives to Motivate — Gifted Students — Supporting Gifted Education through Advocacy — Should Gifted Students Be Grade – Advanced? — Underachieving Gifted Students — Differentiating Instruction for Advanced Learners in the Mixed – Ability Middle School Classroom — Gifted But Learning Disabled: A Puzzling Paradox — Helping Gifted Students with Stress Management — How Parents Can Support Gifted Children Gifted Child — Development Center — Meeting the Needs of Able Learners through Flexible — Pacing — Planning Science Programs for High Ability Learners — Teaching English to Gifted Students

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