"This tremendous book describes how gifted education resources can be applied to nurturing talent broadly and inclusively across the population. The Optimal Match approach demystifies understandings of giftedness, and brings common sense to conceptions of meaningful learning at home, school, and elsewhere."
"Being Smart about Gifted Learning is the new generation gifted education guide for parents, educators, policy makers, and anyone who desires a deep understanding into giftedness. Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster have recreated a compassionate and comprehensive resource by sharing their expertise in the field of gifted education.”
“Rich with examples, this book highlights the importance of an optimal match between challenging and engaging school and home experiences and opportunities to develop gifts and talents! A practical, thoughtful contribution by two leading experts!”
“This book will prompt re-examination of many long-held beliefs!”
- Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., Stanford University