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Hothouse kids the dilemma of the gifted child by Alissa Quart

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Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soziale Herkunft,
  • Psychology,
  • Hochbegabung,
  • Schüler,
  • Social conditions,
  • Gifted children,
  • Education,
  • Children,
  • Intelligence levels

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-248) and index.

StatementAlissa Quart
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ773.5 .Q83 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24947257M
ISBN 101594200955
ISBN 109781594200953
LC Control Number2006043771
OCLC/WorldCa65341252

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  The Hardcover of the Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child by Alissa Quart at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Bn-logo_x/5(3). "Hothouse Kids" lives up to its title by clarifying that "The Dilemma of the Gifted Child" can be the result of parents attempting to harvest too much talent from gifted children. The book's theme is structured on a series of observations and interviews with parents, organizations, teachers, and gifted children themselves/5(28). Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This book reads more like a compilation of opinion pieces than a . Alissa Quart is the executive editor of the journalism non-profit Economic Hardship Reporting Project. She co-founded its current incarnation with Barbara Ehrenreich. She is also the author of four previous acclaimed books, Branded, Republic of Outsiders, Hothouse Kids and the poetry book Monetized. She writes the Outclassed column for The Guardian and has published .

I remember the fantastic world described by the author, Brian W. Aldiss, a world where animals have died out, replaced by vegetable creatures, who have evolved to exploit every available niche in a world where the sun has grown old and enlarged and is pouring out energy on a world that has become a fantastic "hothouse."/5(75). Written in , Brian Aldiss' Hothouse is similar to works like Jack Vance's "Dying Earth" series and Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun. In most novels of this dying earth genre, the world is gasping under the weight of civilization; a million years of customs and artifacts, countless empires risen and fallen, cities piled upon cities/5. "Hothouse Kids" lives up to its title by clarifying that "The Dilemma of the Gifted Child" can be the result of parents attempting to harvest too much talent from gifted children. The book's theme is structured on a series of observations and interviews with parents, organizations, teachers, and gifted children themselves/5(5). Pete Earley is a storyteller who has penned seventeen books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Hot House and Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize/5().

HOTHOUSE KIDS. The Dilemma of the Gifted Child. by Alissa Quart. BUY NOW FROM Her one-on-one interviews and insightful reports from the field give this book its sparkle. Quart’s survey of what she calls the “Baby Genius Edutainment Complex” reveals an astonishing array of items aimed at raising the IQs of toddlers, infants and even Author: Alissa Quart. This was published 4 years ago. Hothousing children is now the new normal but what are the consequences? Tutors, coaches, extra classes - this is the norm for today's students - Author: Colleen Ricci. Hothouse First edition AuthorBrian Aldiss Cover artistOscar Mellor CountryUnited Kingdom LanguageEnglish GenreScience fiction PublisherFaber and Faber Publication date Media typePrint Pages Hothouse is a science fiction novel by British writer Brian Aldiss, composed of five novelettes that were originally serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Author: Brian Aldiss. The story of William James Sidis may be an extreme example, but maybe only because he was so famous. We know that other children are pushed — hothoused — and many of them end up leaving their promise behind. Parents often hothouse their .