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Dona Matthews Ph.D. and Joanne Foster Ed.D. are the authors of the award-winning Being Smart About Gifted Education, a finalist for the USA Best Book Awards sponsored by USA Book News. Both live in Toronto.

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Praise for Being Smart About Gifted Education:

"Full of valuable information for those who seek to better understand gifted children. . . . Here is a book that is rich, real, readable, respectful, researched, refreshing an excellent resource." New Jersey Association for Gifted Children

ADVANCE PRAISE FOR BEYOND INTELLIGENCE:

"What a terrific guide for parents seeking to help their daughters and sons make the most of their potential! ... I applaud the authors for unpacking and liberating the concept of 'intelligence,' how to cultivate it and the other human qualities that make it worth having--and how to transcend what are too often viewed as its constraints." - Chester E. Finn. Jr., President of Thomas B. Fordham Institute in Washington, D.C.

"Beyond Intelligence is a must-read book for parents, educators and professionals. Matthews and Foster provide an erudite yet personal and compassionate perspective on how to promote children's intelligence and help them overcome obstacles in order to be more resilient and successful in life. If you want to help children be smart AND happy, read this book!" - Tracy Dennis, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology, Hunter College, City University of New York; and parent

"Dona Matthews and Joanne Foster present parents with an evidence-based sweet spot between tiger mom and creative laissez-faire. Find advice on how to raise a child who is both disciplined and flexible, both wisely compliant and confident in one's own path." - Rena Subotnik, PhD, Director of the American Psychological Association Center for Gifted Education Policy, Washington, DC

"Interesting, thought-provoking, relevant, and instructive. A great read! Congratulations on another wonderful book!" - Judy Winberg, education counsellor, past president Children's Aid Society, and parent



PRAISE FOR BEING SMART:

"Matthews and Foster integrate an understanding of the best research practices with anecdotes representing real life experience of gifted individuals, creating a book that is filled with references to empirical studies while at the same time appealing to a broad audience . . . The text is an enjoyable read: gifted educations and teachers will find this book a valuable addition to their personal libraries." Roeper Review

"Recommended for parents and classroom teachers who are just beginning their association with gifted children as it is a solid survey of the multifaceted topic of gifted education." Gifted Child Quarterly

"Full of valuable information for those who seek to better understand gifted children, educational programs for gifted children, and testing. Here is a book that is rich, real, readable, respectful, researched, refreshing an excellent resource." New Jersey Association for Gifted Children

"Being Smart has become even smarter in its second edition. This is an essential book for anyone interested in gifted education." Jim Borland, Columbia University

"Talent is transformed into high performance through a willingness to try, invest time in guided practice, and persist when tasks are difficult. These authors describe ways to do just that." Frank Worrell, University of California, Berkeley

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