ERIC Number: EJ606525
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Importance of Teacher Preparation Programs To Appropriately Serve Students Who Are Gifted.
Toll, Mary F.
Understanding Our Gifted, v12 n2 p14-16 Win 2000
Discussion of common myths about gifted education focuses on preparing teachers to work with high ability students in the regular classroom. Inappropriate strategies, appropriate strategies, and a classroom example are offered to counter such myths as: "gifted kids can make it on their own,""classes for the gifted are elitist," and "gifted students should receive all 'A' grades". (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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