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ERIC Number: EJ781443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 132
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9862
Lessons Learned about Educating the Gifted and Talented: A Synthesis of the Research on Educational Practice
Rogers, Karen B.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v51 n4 p382-396 2007
This article discusses five reconsiderations (lessons) the research on the education of the gifted and talented suggests. Although several of the considerations derive from traditional practice in the field, some reconsideration is warranted because of more currently researched differences in how the gifted learner intellectually functions. It is argued that thinking of the gifted learner as idiosyncratic, not necessarily one of many classified as "the gifted," requires a reconceptualization of how to appropriately and fully serve this unique learner. The research synthesized here covers the period from 1861 to present and represents the entire body of published research studies and representative literature (theory, program descriptions, and persuasive essays). Implications for service development and implementation are also discussed. (Contains 2 tables and 1 note.)
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Language: English
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