The contributors are well known for their work on intelligence and education. Each chapter includes an accessible explanation of the author's theory of intelligence, and discusses the implications of that theory both for instruction and for assessment. The book is international in scope, reflecting both American and European perspectives.
Anyone interested in knowing how modern theories of intelligence can be applied to education will want to read this book--particularly teachers and other education specialists, as well as developmental psychologists, cognitive psychologists, and philosophers with an interest in applying psychological theory to classroom practice. It will serve well as a text for courses on educational psychology, intelligence, cognition and instruction, and foundations of teaching.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
"I enjoyed reading the book, finding much in it to like and from which to learn....The book contains a great deal of information and food for thought that will be of interest and of use to many readers...[who] will definitely want to read it, and will find it, I think, a useful resource."
"...the contents of the book, both theoretical and practical, are often highly relevant to work with the gifted and talented....I recommend the book to teachers of the gifted, and to those who teach them."
-High Ability Studies
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