Education of the Gifted and Talented

Education of the Gifted and Talented This top selling comprehensive book written by leaders in the field presents a thorough review of the entire field of gifted education with best practices After a brief overview of current issues in

  • Title: Education of the Gifted and Talented
  • Author: Gary A. Davis Sylvia B. Rimm Del Siegle
  • ISBN: 9780135056073
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This top selling comprehensive book, written by leaders in the field, presents a thorough review of the entire field of gifted education with best practices After a brief overview of current issues in the field, the book discusses crucial topics in the field, including the characteristics of gifted students, strategies for identification, considerations in planning soundThis top selling comprehensive book, written by leaders in the field, presents a thorough review of the entire field of gifted education with best practices After a brief overview of current issues in the field, the book discusses crucial topics in the field, including the characteristics of gifted students, strategies for identification, considerations in planning sound gifted and talented programs, contemporary program models, varieties of acceleration, differentiated curriculum models, problems of underachievement of disadvantaged, twice exceptional, and female gifted students, and the evaluation of gifted programs The authors also address affective needs, leadership, and counseling A chapter on parenting gifted children includes a section on advocating for gifted education and communication with schools The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised, most notably with the latest research on acceleration, curriculum models, underachievement, culturally and economically disadvantaged students, gender issues, and dual exceptionalities The content is further supported and enhanced by the inclusion of numerous practical strategies that can be implemented in the classroom, case studies that help teachers identify student needs, summaries of research on effective programs, emphasis on pedagogy and on social emotional needs, heightened awareness of less visible sub groups within gifted populations, and an amusing, witty writing style that adds to the appeal of this best selling book.

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    1. I read a few chapters before I had to return this book. My takeaways were that acceleration for gifted children (like skipping grades) is the cheapest and most effective way for public schools to provide services for gifted children. People often worry about accelerated children not being emotionally ready, but research on the subject shows that most accelerated children adjust well and feel happier when they are intellectually challenged. The book used a metaphor of a bike ride with a lot of pe [...]

    2. This was the course handbook of my ECHA 1st module (theoretische inleiding) at Nijmegen. The course opened my eyes, broadened and deepened my view on giftedness. I only found it a pity that it was all American. Do we really have so little to show and tell about giftedness in Europe?

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