Gifted Education In Lebanese Schools: Integrating Theory, Research, And Practice

May 18, 2018|
Gifted Education In Lebanese Schools: Integrating Theory, Research, And Practice by Sara El Khoury
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This Brief discusses research about gifted education in Lebanese schools. It provides an overview of the latest theories, definitions, and practices used to identify gifted students in Lebanese schools. Chapters begin by providing background information on the status of gifted education in Lebanon and the challenges gifted Lebanese children face. Subsequent chapters discuss recent and relevant international definitions of giftedness as well as common misconceptions and underrepresentation of giftedness.

The Brief presents research study findings on the cultural definition of giftedness in the minds of Lebanese teachers. It also presents findings on current practices used to identify gifted learners in Lebanese schools.  It concludes with recommendations from the teachers that participated in the reported study as well as the authors'' proposal for a Lebanese elementary school policy for identification of gifted students.

Gifted Education in Lebanese Schoolsis an informative resource for researchers, professionals, practitioners, and graduate students in the field of school psychology, educational psychology, gifted and special education, and social work. 

Sara El Khoury, MA, is the Program Coordinator of USP VI, USAID, in the American University of Beirut (AUB), which helps Lebanese underprivileged students attain a USAID scholarship at AUB. Ms. Khoury previously worked in Adma International School as a special needs teacher, where she taught students with severe learning disabi...
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Title:Gifted Education In Lebanese Schools: Integrating Theory, Research, And Practice
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:122 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:122 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:May 18, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319785912

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