ERIC Number: EJ472667
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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The Gifted Label, Gifted Children and the Aftermath.
Ring, Brenda; Shaughnessy, Michael F.
Gifted Education International, v9 n1 p33-35 1993
This article explores the effects of labeling children as gifted, including possible sex differences in labeling effects, effects on self-concept and self-esteem, and effects on family and peer relationships. The need for empirical data regarding the process of labeling; the labeling event; and the changed or modified expectations of parents, teachers, peers, and families is cited. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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