Creativity in Gifted Children


Series: Psychology Research Progress
BISAC: PSY004000

Defining creativity comprehensively explains what creativity is from an international diverse standpoint. At the same time, it makes for a concise and inspiring read that brings together everything there is to know about creativity and gifted children. This practical text is based on the newest research, and the described practice enables the reader to understand what creativity means and how we can develop potential in creative gifted children by creating a positive, constructive, and challenging curriculum along with a supportive learning environment for them.

This is a guide for teachers, parents and students. It is also aimed at educators, researchers and psychologists who work with children of advanced abilities and creativity. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Let’s Feed the Cloud Dragons: Creating Time in Gifted Education
Catya von Károlyi (Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, USA)

Chapter 2. Into the Woods: Creativity in Gifted Children
Dowon Choi, Eric Schoonard and James C. Kaufman (University of Connecticut, CT, USA, and others)

Chapter 3. Viewing Creativity from a Talent Development Perspective
Steven I. Pfeiffer and Emilee Valler (Florida State University, FL, USA)

Chapter 4. Creativity and STEM Education: Paradox or Praxis?
Bonnie Cramond and Karen Sweeney Gerow (Department of Educational Psychology, The University of Georgia, GA, USA, and others)

Chapter 5. Promoting Creativity in Online Courses
Monita Leavitt (International Gifted Education Specialist, Athena’s Advanced Academy, LLC.)

Chapter 6. Beyond Standardized Thinking: Promoting Creativity in the Classroom
Ellen D. Fiedler (Professor emerita from the Master in Arts in Gifted Education (M.A.G.E.) program at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL, USA)

Chapter 7. Challenges faced by Creatively Gifted Children
Roya Klingner (The Global Center for Gifted and Talented Children, Munich, Germany)

About the Authors


This is a guide for teachers, parents and students.  It is also interesting to educators, researchers and psychologists, who work with children of advanced abilities and creativity.

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