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ERIC Number: EJ1149570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2276
Rethinking the Concept of Brilliance
Polyzoi, Eleoussa; Haydey, Donna Copsey
Gifted and Talented International, v27 n2 p49-50 2012
Despite the richness of Joan Freeman's ethnographic approach to help us define the elusive qualities of giftedness from a personal, lived-experience perspective in "A Quality of Giftedness," she does not offer guidance on strategies for supporting individuals' talents over the lifespan. This commentary states that while Freeman's writing style is engaging and her narrative insightful, her article, however rich in commentary, remains impressionistic. It offers glimpses of what constitutes giftedness grounded in her life's work. More examples to support her thesis would have strengthened her position. [This article is a response to Joan Freeman's "A Quality of Giftedness" (EJ1149563).]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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