ERIC Number: ED332398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Abilities of Gifted Children.
Pendarvis, Edwina D.; And Others
The book is designed as the primary text for courses that consider the nature of giftedness. It offers a strong introduction to the study of gifted education, and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. Chapters address the following topics: the study of gifted students; heredity and environment; intelligence constructs; creativity constructs; adulthood--eminence, leadership, and careers; academically talented children; children with talent in the visual and performing arts; typical gifted development; precocious development; inhibited development--underachievement; unfair discrimination, poverty, and minority gifted children; and methods of talent development. Extensive references are included. (DB)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adults, Child Development, Creativity, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Gifted Disadvantaged, Intelligence, Leadership, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Nature Nurture Controversy, Student Educational Objectives, Talent, Underachievement
Prentice-Hall, Prentice Hall Bldg., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 ($36.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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