Gifted Children Grown Up
By (author) Joan Freeman
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Gifted Children Grown Up by Joan Freeman
Book DescriptionMore than a quarter of a century ago, Joan Freeman began this study of 210 children, comparing the recognized gifted, the unrecognized gifted and their classmates. This book: describes what happened to them and their families as they grew up and coped with their different circumstances. It also looks at the problems they faced, often described in their own words and contains personal details from in-depth interviews in homes and schools all over Britain, which are at times startling and sometimes depressing. It lays to rest many myths about the development of gifted children. The book offers insights into the special situations of the gifted and points out much needed changes in their care and education. It is not only important for their own fulfillment and happiness, but for the future of society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853468315
(254mm x 178mm x 18mm)
Imprint: David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joan Freeman
Gifted Lives, Hardback (September 2010)
Reveals the dramatic stories of twenty outstandingly gifted people as they grew from early promise to maturity in Britain. This book also reveals the frustrations and triumphs of the author's remarkable participants, and investigates why some fell by the wayside whilst others reached fame and fortune.
How to Raise a Bright Child, Paperback (July 1996)» View all books by Joan Freeman
This title offers a practical psychological approach to children's intellectual development. At least one in ten children is born clever enough to make him or her outstanding in some way. The aim of this book is to maximize the child's chances of growing up with a bright and lively mind.
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Author Biography - Joan Freeman
Joan Freeman is Visiting Professor, University of Middlesex
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