Gifted education in science and chemistry: perspectives and insights into teaching, pedagogies, assessments, and psychosocial skills development

Mohammad Chowdhury

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This article provides gifted education perspectives and creative insights with a particular focus on chemistry and science, and discusses associated teaching, learning, pedagogies, curriculum developments and assessments in the context of gifted education. The article emphasizes the cluster grouping approach, hidden curriculum, mentoring and proper counselling provisions in school that may significantly impact on gifted students’ developments. The article discusses gifted students’ psychosocial skills development to achieve their eminence. The implicated issues surround the development of psychosocial skills are discussed. The article sheds light on the cultural aspects of gifted education as the gifted students representing diverse cultural backgrounds encounter cognitive conflicts which affect their science learning and psychosocial skills development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-66
Number of pages14
JournalJournal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • gifted education
  • chemistry
  • science
  • teaching
  • pedagogy
  • assessment
  • curriculum
  • culture
  • psychosocial skills

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