ERIC Number: EJ435898
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Gifted: A Term with Surplus Meaning.
Gallagher, James J.
Journal for the Education of the Gifted, v14 n4 p353-65 Win 1991
Implications of the term "gifted," including that of unjustified and unearned privilege, are considered in the context of findings on intelligence development, self-efficacy, education, prevalence, and the importance of labels. Five policy options are considered including abandoning the term and using performance rather than aptitude to organize instruction. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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