ERIC Number: EJ601371
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Top Ten List (Plus or Minus Two) for the 20th Century.
Cross, Tracy L.
Gifted Child Today Magazine, v22 n6 p22-25 Nov-Dec 1999
This article describes critical events that have shaped gifted education, including: psychometrically-based pedagogy, the space race, the civil rights movement, passage of special education legislation, changing concepts of intelligence, brain based research, curriculum differentiation, the inclusion model of instruction, and funding of gifted research. Future educational trends are discussed. (CR)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Advocacy, Civil Rights, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Gifted, Inclusive Schools, Intelligence, Intelligence Tests, Policy Formation, Social Influences, Space Exploration, Special Education, Talent Development
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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