ERIC Number: ED475670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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Handbook on Gifted Education. Third Edition.
Colangelo, Nicholas, Ed.; Davis, Gary A., Ed.
This text contains 47 readings about gifted education grouped into sections on: (1) conceptions and identification; (2) instructional models and practices; (3) creativity, thinking skills, and eminence; (4) psychological and counseling issues; (5) populations of gifted; and (6) special populations. Some of the chapters are: "Issues and Challenges in the Education of Gifted Students" (James Gallagher); "Nature and Nurture of Giftedness" (Abraham Tannenbaum); "Conception of Giftedness and Its Relationship to the Development of Social Capital" (Joseph Renzulli); "Giftedness According to the Theory of Successful Intelligence" (Robert Sternberg); "Multiple Intelligences: A Perspective on Giftedness" (Catya von Karoli and others); "The Relationship between Genetics and Intelligence" (Robert Plomin and Thomas S. Price); "Psychological and Educational Assessment of Gifted Children" (Susan Assouline); "New Directions in Enrichment and Acceleration" (Shirley Schiever and C. June Maker); "The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Developing Creative and Productive Giftedness" (Joseph Renzulli and Sally Reis); "Talent Searches: Meeting the Needs of Academically Talented Youth" (Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik and others); "Talented Youth at the Secondary Level" (John Feldhusen); "State-Supported Residential High Schools" (Penny Britton Kolloff); "Cooperative Learning and High Ability Students" (Ann Robinson); "Evaluating Gifted Programs: A Broader Perspective" (James Borland); "Identifying Creative Students, Teaching for Creative Growth" (Gary Davis); "Artistic Giftedness" (Ellen Winner and Gail Martino); "Counseling Gifted Students" (Nicholas Colangelo); "Emotional and Spiritual Giftedness" (Michael Piechowski); "Underachievement: A National Epidemic" (Sylvia Rimm); "Extreme Precocity: Prodigies, Savants, and Children of Extraordinarily High IQ" (Martha Morelock and David Feldman); "Young Gifted Children" (Nancy Jackson); "Gender and Giftedness" (Barbara Kerr and Megan Nicpan); "International Perspectives" (Miraca Gross); "Gifted Education for Rural Schools" (Nicholas Colangelo and others); "Technology and the Gifted" (Michael Pyryt); and "Federal Involvement in Gifted and Talented Education" (Patricia O'Connell). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Creativity, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Instructional Design, Program Evaluation, Psychological Characteristics, School Counseling, Student Characteristics, Talent, Teaching Models, Theory Practice Relationship, Thinking Skills
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